04-28-2017 04-28-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3003M Marlborough
April 28, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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Thomas Gardner Brass Lantern Clock for the Turkish Market

 
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Thomas Gardner Brass Lantern Clock for the Turkish Market, London, c. 1765, the arched dial with maker's boss in the arch engraved "Thos. Gardner/London," applied chapter ring with "Turkish" numerals, matted center and pierced steel hands, cast brass spandrels complete the dial, posted frame, thirty-hour verge escapement rope-drive movement with countwheel strike on a bell mounted above the movement supported by frets with Turkish symbolism, two side doors and wall spikes out the back, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Lacking weights.


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Keywords

Thomas Gardner, Gardner Brass, London