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Tiffany & Company Belgian Slate and Rouge Marble Perpetual Calendar Clock

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany & Company Belgian Slate and Rouge Marble Perpetual Calendar Clock, New York, c. 1885, burgundy, and gilt incised decorated case with a 6-in. double-sunk porcelain roman numeral dial marked "Tiffany & Comp(y)/New York," gilt Breguet-style hands, visible deadbeat escapement, and sweep center seconds, lower section with calendar and moon's age dials, eight-day time and strike movement stamped "Tiffany & Co./New York," all resting on four cast brass stepped feet, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

split on top of object left case, hairline runs on face from top edge to bezel edge at the 1 o'clock area, case seperates at lower molding but have anchors, suspension spring needs replacement, 1/2-in. small chip to rear of base that we have.


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

Breguet, Tiffany & Company, Ancient Greek technology, Clocks, Deadbeat, Economy, Escapement, Horology, Luxury brands, Tiffany & Co., Time