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Rosewood "London Mantel" Eight-Day Fusee Shelf Clock by Atkins Clock Company

Auction:
2460
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Rosewood "London Mantel" Eight-Day Fusee Shelf Clock by Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1860, with turned and gilded columns flanking the gold and black transfer decorated tablets depicting a running corgi, lower rosewood veneered panel door, printed maker's label stating Thirty and Eight-Day Clocks and Time-Pieces, Made and Sold by the Atkins Clock Comp'y, Bristol, CT, eight-day chain drive, 'chronometer' ebauche fusee movement, maintaining power and recoil escapement with articulated crutch to impulse the wooden pendulum rod and brass bob, ht. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Replacement dial, glass appears to be original, losses on printed label.

Keywords

Connecticut, Atkins Clock Comp, Atkins Clock Company, Anchor escapement, Bob, Chronometer watch, Clocks, Movement, Pendulum, Verge escapement

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