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Miniature Hour-striking Fusee Skeleton Clock

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Miniature Hour-striking Fusee Skeleton Clock, England, c. 1850, silvered brass roman numeral chapter ring with strike/silent dial above, and vacant name boss below, blued-steel Breguet-type hands with a spade hand on the subsidiary dial, architectural form brass plates with pitched pediment and side finials, the compact rack and snail hour-striking chain drive fusee movement, wheel work with five crossings, recoil escapement, rear-hung pendulum with tie down and strike-silent feature, all on a rosewood pedestal under a glass shade, ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Derek Roberts Antiques.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Movement in clean and restored 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

Derek Roberts, Anchor escapement, Clocks, Escapement, Fusee, Skeleton clock, Time, United Kingdom