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#: 252

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., monumental double sided ceiling mounted gallery clock, 8 day, time only, weight driven movement in a elaborately carved tambour shaped mahogany case with acanthus leaves, dental molding, small hemispherical ornaments surrounding dials and tapered, fluted raised moldings on sides and bottom of case. The two marble dials are both signed "E. HOWARD & CO. BOSTON".
CONDITION: the case is in excellent original condition including finish with a chip at 7 on the non-winding dial side. Both dials, pendulum, weight and hands are original. The suspension spring is absent. The movement is signed. This is a beautiful example of one of the more elaborate and fancy hard-to-find hanging Howard gallery clocks.
ESTIMATE: $4000 - $6000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 33in x 82in x 11.5in