A fine French Restauration period gilt brass striking eight day clock
Lot 54W
A fine late 18th century French gilt brass and lapis lazuli striking table regulator of long duration
Sold for £17,500 (US$ 29,414) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine late 18th century French gilt brass and lapis lazuli striking table regulator of long duration
Lot Details
A fine late 18th century French gilt brass and lapis lazuli striking table regulator of long duration
The glazed case of tapered form beneath a pyramidal roof with oil lamp finial, raised on a square lapis lazuli veneered base with guilloche moulded feet, the inverted 'Y' frame with over slung grid iron pendulum, the 7.5 inch enamelled Roman and Arabic dial with solar time indication and calendar aperture at VI displaying the months with six week divisions, the open centre revealing the four and five crossing wheelwork, mounted on two brass pedestals, the twin train sprung movement with pinwheel escapement, outside countwheel strike on a bell and solar time cam attached to the calendar wheel. 103cm (40.5in)
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  1. James Stratton
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 207 468 8364
    FaxFax: +44 207 468 8370
  2. Charles Crisford
    Specialist - Clocks
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8371
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370