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
Clocks- 2 (Two) Ceramic and Onyx: (1) Ansonia Clock Co., New York, "Raleigh" 3 piece garniture set, 8 day, time and strike, spring-driven movement with visible Brocot escapement in a white onyx architectural case fitted with cast gilt ornaments with neoclassical motifs. Two matching ewer-form sidepieces of white onyx, c1895. (2) Japy Freres, Paris, for Duverdrey et Bloquel, mantel clock, 8 day, time and strike, spring-driven pendule de Paris movement in a ceramic case with yellow background, polychrome floral images, and gilt highlights, white enamel dial with blued steel hands.
CONDITION: (1) White onyx case is in good condition with virtually no chips to the edges. Gilding has worn off of some of the applied ornaments. Escapement has stone pallet jewels. proper Ansonia pendulum. Movement ticks and strikes, but was not tested long term. (2) The ceramic case dates to the turn of the century and was at some point fitted with a much older French movement with a silk thread suspension. The cause is in good condition with some craquelure to the glaze. Signed Japy movement ticks and strikes, but was not tested long term. Dimensions are for the clock with onyx case. Sold "as is".
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $325
DIMENSIONS: 14.25in x 17in x 6in