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Petite Sonnerie Carriage Clock

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Petite Sonnerie Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, retailed by Frank Herschede Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, gilt-brass and beveled glass case, enamel Roman numeral dial marked for retailer, eight-day time and petite sonnerie strike with repeat on demand, strike/silent lever on back plate, all regulated by a silvered platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Clock is presently running but could use cleaning and lubrication. Gilt traces remain. Dial in good condition.


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

Cincinnati, France, Carriage clock, Clocks, Escapement, Sonnerie, Striking clock