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#: 660

DESCRIPTION: France, a highly ornamental and well executed hour repeating carriage clock, the gilt, Anglaise Riche variant case with stepped base below a fluted band and egg and dart molded surface canted corners ornamented with acanthus scroll bases and E scroll tops, supporting an entablature echoing the base, with fluted band, stepped cornice, and egg and dart cap, the top with folding handle decorated with acanthus and central scallop shell, all decorative ornament with fine chasing, Arabic numeral silvered dial with blued steel distaff hands, and gilt mat with applied, gilt floral ornaments, also finely chased, 8 day, two train movement with lever platform and cut bimetallic balance, striking the hour and half hour in passing, and repeating the last hour on demand
CONDITION: case top with minor spotting, gilding very good, glasses good, ornament at upper right of mask with bend, dial with minor touch ups, hands with spots of oxide, movement running, striking, and repeating correctly
ESTIMATE: $1300 - $1700
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 8in x 4.5in x 3.75in