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Thirty-day Walnut Floor Regulator

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
4
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Thirty-day Walnut Floor Regulator, Austria, round two-piece brass dial with silvered engraved center, subsidiary seconds dial, finely pierced blued-steel hands, long duration time-only movement with deadbeat escapement and crutch beat adjustment, powered by a brass-cased weight and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, in a walnut case with ornate gallery top, glazed dial door, waist door with applied carving to inset panel, both doors flanked by Corinthian columns, base with central door flanked by carved pilasters, all on a stepped base, ht. 96 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Pendulum suspension spring broken and weight cable needs 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

Austria, Deadbeat, Escapement, Pendulum