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French 19th Century Gilt-bronze Annular Clock

Auction:
3295M
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

French 19th Century Gilt-bronze Annular Clock, depicting a cupid riding a snail, with garland wrapped base, gilt chapter rings with arabic numeral minute track above the roman numeral hour ring, all mounted on four snail-shaped feet, eight-day time-only movement with platform escapement housed in the base, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Ancient Greek technology, Annulus, Clock, Escapement, Inventions, Roman numerals, Time