AUCTION : 0518


Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 208

DESCRIPTION: France, a large figural swinging clock, the female figure after "La Fortune" by Louis Moreau, her left foot on a cloud, the right on the winged wheel representing progress and technology, and holding the clock aloft in her left hand, the 8 day, time and strike movement contained in the blue, upper sphere, and mounted with gilt Roman numerals and Louis XV style hands, and three rod gridiron style connection to the smaller, lower ball
CONDITION: finishes on statue and spheres restored professionally restored by Charles Carrick, minor scratches, pendulum assembly cleaned, now lacking gilding, steel with specks of oxide, ticks and strikes
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 33.5in x x