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Belgian Tall Clock by Andre Sauveur

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
610
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Belgian Tall Clock by Andre Sauveur, Herstal, c. 1790, carved oak case topped by a domed bonnet with glazed door over the composite brass dial, pewter name boss in the arch marked Andre Sauveur a Herstal, flanked by cast brass spandrels with pewter bust inserts, scalloped, enameled, Roman numeral dial center, pierced brass hands and brass and pewter corner spandrels, carved waist door with glazed pendulum aperture, carved bombe base with scalloped apron all on claw feet, eight-day, steel, iron and brass posted frame movement with rack and snail "Dutch strike" and alarm, powered by a single cast iron weight on a "endless chain," regulated by a pendulum, ht. 99 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Some cracks in base.


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Keywords

Andre Sauveur, endless chain