- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460
- Date / Time :
- June 07, 2009 11:00AM
Rosewood "London Mantel" Eight-Day Chronometer Shelf Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1865, with turned and gilded columns flanking the painted zinc Roman dial faintly stamped Pat'd 1 [?] 63, transfer gilt and black decorated tablet and looking glass, lower rosewood veneered door, large printed maker's label on backboard stating, Eight and Thirty-Day Clocks and Time-Pieces Made and Sold by the Atkins Clock Comp'y, Bristol, CT, eight-day time only chain drive fusee movement with maintaining power, balance wheel detent escapement and center second's hand, ht. 16 3/4 in.
Although the printed maker's label offers directions to set up a pendulum clock, Atkins apparently mounted this chronometer movement in an available case. Dial relined.
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