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Small Dutch Hood Clock with Automata

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Small Dutch Hood Clock with Automata, c. 1800, mahogany dome-top case, glazed dial door with attached half-columns, painted brass dial of a seaside scene with matted center and applied Roman numeral chapter ring, in the arch a fisherman catches a fish with each revolution of the escape wheel, one-day, brass and iron, time, strike, and alarm movement powered by two brass-cased weights, ht. 36 in.
Estimate $600-800

Clock ticks and strikes but could benefit from an overhaul. Case missing finial plinths and finials.


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