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French Grande Sonnerie Gilt Carriage Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
389
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

French Grande Sonnerie Gilt Carriage Clock, retailed by Bigelow Kennard, Boston, c. 1900, the gilt case with freestanding columns and Corinthian capitals flanking the silvered brass Roman numeral dial marked Bigelow Kennard & Co./Boston, moon hands and a floral-decorated center, hammered zinc decoration on the dial surround with floral and dragonfly decoration, similar decoration on side panels, one with raised gilded cricket, eight-day, time and strike, grande sonnerie movement with dual hammers and silencing lever on the bottom, original platform escapement and push repeat lever, ht. with handle raised 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $9,000-12,000

Movement runs and repeats properly, gilding and panels in good condition.


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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Bigelow Kennard & Co.