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#: 421

DESCRIPTION: France, mantel clock, 8 day, time and strike, spring driven pendule de Paris movement in a cast brass Renaissance Revival case with gilt accents, front feet in the form of foliate faces, lion masks on either side and on top urn finial, dial with white enamel cartouches and blued steel hands.
CONDITION: tarnish on polished brass surfaces of base which may just be the protective lacquer turning brown. Case retains much of the gilding on the sunk portion of dial, lions, and other ornaments. Enamel cartouches are in good condition Hands have a bit oxidation. Glass is absent from bezel. Rear of case was engraved with what looks like a Social Security Number. Typical French movement is stamped "B.R.".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 18.5in x 11in x 6.5in