04-28-2017 04-28-2017
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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3003M Marlborough
April 28, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Thomas Gardner Mahogany Table Clock

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


Thomas Gardner Mahogany Table Clock, London, c. 1780, mahogany case with sarcophagus top, four brass finials and top-mounted carrying handle, fabric-backed pierced side sound frets, on brass ogee bracket feet, composite brass dial with silvered chapter ring, matted center with cutout for maker's name boss and calendar, silvered strike/silent in the arch, fusee, eight-day, time and strike movement with fully engraved back plate regulated by a pendulum, ht. with handle extended 22 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Some veneer cracks. Clock currently running. Pendulum and case key but no winding key. The clock has a verge escapement.

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Thomas Gardner, Gardner Mahogany, London