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Japanese Makura Dokei Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

Japanese Makura Dokei Clock, c. 1850, the shallow caddy-top case with center-mounted brass handle, fabric-backed sound frets and glazed panels, the movement mounted to a hardwood plinth with central key drawer (original key), four turned corner pillars, engraved front, top, and back plates, fixed steel hand, revolving dial with adjustable hour and half hour markings, time train powered by a chain fusee and regulated by verge escapement and balance wheel, the strike train powered by a going barrel and with a rear mounted count-wheel, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The verge in need of adjustment.


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