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Two American Rosewood Veneered Lever Escapement Clocks

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3147M
Lot:
203
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two American Rosewood Veneered Lever Escapement Clocks, Connecticut, 19th century, a Chauncey Jerome shelf clock with brass bail handle above the hinged door, painted tin dial reading "C. Jerome New Haven CT.," skeletonized brass eight-day, lever-escapement movement marked with maker's name, rear of clock has original label; and a Seth Thomas 7-in. octagonal eight-day wall clock with label on back, ht. 10 1/2 and 11 in.
Estimate $200-250

Seth Thomas lacking hands and movement needs overhaul, pinion needs replacement.


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

Ancient Greek technology, Chauncey Jerome, Design, Eli Terry, Escapements, Lever escapement, Mantel clock, Measurement, Time