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Dutch Zaandam Rosewood Wall Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Dutch Zaandam Rosewood Wall Clock, Netherlands, rosewood case and bracket with cast metal figure of Atlas mounted to the double iron bells, gilt-metal pierced ormolu panels above the silvered chapter ring with hour and alarm hand, and date aperture on a blue velvet backing, eight-day time and alarm posted-frame movement with verge escapement, powered by brass pear-shaped weights, (lacking pendulum), ht. 33 in.
Estimate $300-400


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Netherlands, Ancient Greek technology, Clock, Escapements, Horology, Measurement, Ormolu, Pendulum, Time, Verge escapement