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#: 287

DESCRIPTION: Blumberg & Co. Ltd., Paris & London, a four dial, architectural, tower form clock, the ebonized case with deeply molded, stepped base, supporting cavetto molded frames containing beveled mirrors with polychrome painted floral ornament, and surmounted by a cube with pedimented top, containing the transmission gearing for four, roman numeral white enamel dials with blued steel Breguet style hands and beveled glasses in brass bezels, the dials signed "Hry. Marc", the base containing an 8 day, timepiece with oval plates and lever platform, the base also bearing an embossed, brass tag marked "Patent Brevete S.G.D.C. Blumberg & Co. Ltd Paris & London"
CONDITION: case with minor splits in base and top, some mirror frame miters with gaps at joints, mirrors with losses to silver and losses to painted decoration, minor veneer loss, minor losses to ebonizing, top with gaps at miter joints, two turned gable ornaments missing, finial missing, dials, hands, and glasses good, movement running, transmission working correctly
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $3000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 18in x 7in x 7in