06-01-2016 06-09-2016
Skinner Website
Skinner Website Online
2900T Boston
June 1, 2016 12:00 PM - June 9, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Two-Day Marine Chronometer T.S. & J.D. Negus

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM


Two-Day Marine Chronometer T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, No. 1834, 4-in. silvered roman numeral dial marked with maker's name and serial number as above, Up-Down indicator and seconds dial, gold hour, minute, and indicator hands, blued second hand, two-day chain fusee movement with maintaining power, two-arm split, bimetallic balance and helical hairspring mounted in a gimbaled brass bowl, all in a brass-bound, three-tiered mahogany box, ht. 7 1/2 x wd. 7 1/2 x dp. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Hinge of top tier loose. Some corrosion of brass gimbal hardware. Top pivot of balance staff broken.

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.