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#: 342

DESCRIPTION: Joseph Baker, Appleby, (County Westmorland), England, tall clock, 8 day, time and strike, weight driven movement in a mahogany and oak veneer case with a dental molded broken arch pediment, brass rosettes and center finial, two fluted columns with brass capitals flanking hood over an inlaid oak and mahogany trunk, fluted columns flanking trunk door resting on straight bracket feet. The brass dial has a silvered chapter ring, date aperture and cast corner spandrels.
CONDITION: The later case (c1830), associated with the c1760 movement, retains its original finish with splitting to veneer on hood. The second's bit is a later modification. The tip of the minute hand is absent.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1760
DIMENSIONS: 88in x 20in x 9.5in