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John Walker Rosewood Chime Clock

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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

Description:

John Walker Rosewood Chime Clock, London, c. 1870, No. 6967, break arch top with four urn finials, ormolu arch decoration, side sound frets, and foliate scroll feet, door with chamfered columns, composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring marked JNo. Walker, 230 Regent St., No.6967, with subsidiary dials in the arch marked Chime/Silent, and Chime on Eight Bells/Cambridge Chimes, eight-day, triple chain fusee movement with eight bells and gong strike marked as the dial, all regulated by a pendulum, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Clock ticks and strikes. Chime marked Cambridge on dial but sounds like Westminster.


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.

Keywords

John Walker Rosewood, Rosewood Chime, Chime, Clocks, Westminster Quarters, Cambridge, London