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English Quarter-hour Chiming Tall Clock

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

English Quarter-hour Chiming Tall Clock, carved swan's neck hood with freestanding fluted tapered columns flanking the composite brass dial with moon phase in arch, applied silvered chapter ring, chime/silent and Whittington on Chimes/Westminster Chimes subsidiary dials, engraved floral center and seconds bit, full-length glass waist door and wreath-decorated base, resting ogee bracket feet and block rear feet, eight-day, three-train movement with chimes on eight bells and four gongs, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 95 in.

Provenance: Descended in the Lloyd family of Cincinnati, who were in pharmaceuticals.

Note: Interior case label reading in part: "The Duhme Company/Importers of Diamonds/1893."
Estimate $800-1,200

Original case finish with scratches, nicks and mars. lacking center finial, original feet, Flawless beveled waist door glass, original weights and pendulum, dial has wax loss on roman numerals, moons phase with extensive paint loss, movement complete but recommend a service, small crack on hood glass at top object right.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Duhme Company, Asian music, Chime, Clocks, Gong, Musical instruments, Percussion instruments, Westminster Quarters, Cincinnati