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#: 280A

DESCRIPTION: A. Cadot, Place Dauphine, Paris, a mahogany, gilt bronze mounted, floating turtle mystery clock, the case with square base on cast scroll feet, the upper portion with incurved sides with bronze mounts and molded top, supporting a water filled pewter bowl, the rim with engraved roman numerals, and arabic 15 minute markers, the turtle floating, and indicating the time, driven by a magnetic ring attached to the timepiece movement with lever platform concealed in the base, the back plate signed Samuel Marti, the front with Cadot's mark
CONDITION: case in an old finish, with minor marks and scratches, mounts dirty, upper section warped, wooden cap below bowl partially detached, movement dirty, not running, will tick briefly, balance spring rusty, magnetic turtle complete, two others with amputations, one missing cork
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 6.25in x 11in x 11in