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Richard Rayment Brass Lantern Clock

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
62
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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

Description:

Richard Rayment Brass Lantern Clock, Bury, c. 1725, Roman numeral chapter ring with half and quarter-hour markings, the center engraved with foliate decoration and Rich(d) Rayment/Bury, pierced steel single hand, cast brass frets, the center with dolphin pattern, top mounted bell in stirrup and brass ball feet, time and strike posted-frame movement with anchor escapement conversion and seconds pendulum, rear mounted count wheel strike, endless chain suspended lead driving weight and counterweight, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Case and components are in old lacquered surface, escapement converted to anchor and long pendulum, bell probably an old replacement, movement wants an overhaul, chapter ring probably silvered originally.


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

Bury, Anchor escapement, Clocks, Escapements, Lantern clock, Pendulum, Stirrup