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Japanese Shaku Dokei Clock with Namagata Dial

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Japanese Shaku Dokei Clock with Namagata Dial, c. 1845, the glazed hood over the trunk with Namagata dial of thirteen columns with a scale to show the changing hours read against a descending arm attached to the weight, key drawer (with key) in the base, the movement with floral engraved front plate topped by a subsidiary "seconds" dial, with two turned half height columns at the front, regulated by a balance wheel and verge escapement, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock is currently running. Front glass of hood is cracked.


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