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John McConnell Quarter-chiming Fusee Skeleton Clock

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

John McConnell Quarter-chiming Fusee Skeleton Clock, Belfast, silvered roman numeral chapter ring, skeletonized Gothic cathedral-form plates with a nest of eight bells between the towers, triple fusee, time, strike, and quarter-chime on eight bells movement and hour strike on a gong regulated by a two-jar mercury pendulum, all on a white marble base and under a glass dome, ht. 26 in.
Estimate $10,000-12,000

Dome has multiple cracks. Clock is currently running.


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

John McConnell, Bell, Clocks, Fusee, Music, Pendulum, Skeleton clock, Striking clock, Time, Belfast