Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Guerre Three-month-duration Floor Regulator

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Guerre Three-month-duration Floor Regulator, Nancy, France, round silvered brass Roman numeral dial marked GUERRE, A NANCY, engine-turned cast brass bezel, long duration time-only movement with skeletonized plates, deadbeat escapement, and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, with a one day, hour, and half-hour strike train powered by a small brass-cased weight, in a walnut case with pediment top, one-piece dial and waist door flanked by pilasters, the upper capitals designed as a female bust and the lower pairs of sandal-clad feet, flat base panel with applied ormolu diamond, ht. 87 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Weight cord in need of replacement.


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

Nancy, France, Clocks, Escapements, Pendulum