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#: 243

DESCRIPTION: T. Clare, Hatton, England, tall clock, 8 day, time, strike and chime on a nest of six bells, weight driven movement in a inlaid mahogany case with four fluted columns flanking hood. The trunk has a shaped crotch mahogany door flanked by fluted quarter columns with gold painted capitals over a crotch mahogany base framed by string inlay and contrasting mahogany veneer. The brass dial has silvered chapter ring, moon phase, maker's signature, silvered second's bit and calendar aperture.
CONDITION: the case retains its original finish with some wear on arch top. The hood door glass is absent. There is an empty dowel hole on top of hood. There is a chip to the upper left return molding. The sidelights are absent and are now covered with silk. The feet are absent. The dial and movement are in good condition with minor flaking on the moon phase disc. Hands are later than the clock.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
CIRCA: 1770
DIMENSIONS: 89in x 22.5in x 11in