04-29-2016 04-29-2016
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2890M Marlborough
April 29, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Fr. Bartunek Marquetry Long Duration Floor Regulator

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


Fr. Bartunek Marquetry Long Duration Floor Regulator, Austria, c. 1884, round composite brass dial with applied Roman numeral chapter ring and fully engraved center marked Fr. Bartunek, Wien 1884, four-month-duration time and strike movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power and crutch beat adjustment, powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum, all in a pagoda-top walnut case with floral and foliate inlay on the hood, waist door with inset inlaid panel over a square pendulum aperture, inset base panel with floral inlay, all on a step-molded base, ht. 97 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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