CC, Shaku-DO
Lot 2
A fine and rare gilt brass and mixed metal grande sonnerie quarter repeating carriage clockRetailed by Bigelow Kennard Co., Boston, no. 1026, last quarter 19th century
US$ 10,000 - 12,000
£5,900 - 7,100
Lot Details
A fine and rare gilt brass and mixed metal grande sonnerie quarter repeating carriage clock
Retailed by Bigelow Kennard Co., Boston, no. 1026, last quarter 19th century
With scroll and reeded bar handle over domed cornice, ringed columns with floral capitals and bases to the corners, base with shaped skirt and bracket feet, silvered roman chapter ring and blued hands within a mixed metal mask of floral sprays and insects on mottled ground, the motif repeated on the side panels, gilt lever platform with counterpoised right angle escapement, uncut bimetallic balance, striking grande or petite sonnerie and quarter repeating on two gongs, with selection switch in base. 8 in. (23 cm) high
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