Brass Fusee Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass Fusee Engine, probably French, mid-18th century, the frame with steel runner and work holder, swan neck cutter frame, threaded advance mechanism and steel crank with wooden handle, lg. 9 in.
Note: Crom #2 illustrates and discusses this piece in plate 920. The present example is part of a pair, the other example at the Gold, Silver and Clock Museum, Netherlands.
The advance crank is a restoration based on the other known example.