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October 31, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Brass Lantern Clock for the Turkish Market

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 31, 2015 10:00AM


Brass Lantern Clock for the Turkish Market, England, c. 1780, topped by a strapped bell and pierced brass frets, dial with applied chapter ring with Turkish numerals and minute markings, matted center and maker's boss in the arch in Arabic, two blued steel hands, thirty-hour, time and countwheel strike posted frame movement powered by a single lead weight and regulated by a verge escapement with a short pendulum, with a purpose built associated wooden bracket, ht. of clock only 13 in.
Estimate $2,500-4,500

Object right rear finial tip missing and foot presently off but with the clock, brass in old cleaned surface, movement wants cleaning, bracket is a modern replacement.

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United Kingdom