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Moore Quarter-Repeating Table Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
601
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Moore Quarter-Repeating Table Clock, Ipswich, England, c. 1790, the painted and gilt finish case with fabric-backed scroll-cut wood sound frets, bell-top case with brass carrying handle, engraved silvered sheet brass dial marked Moore, Ipswich, with strike/silent in arch and faux pendulum and calendar apertures, fully engraved back plate on the eight-day time and strike fusee movement with quarter-hour repeat on demand on six bells, verge escapement and a short bob pendulum, ht. with handle extended 22 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Some paint loss and in-painting. Movement ticks, strikes and repeats but in need of a cleaning to stay running.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom