A fine and rare month duration pillar timepiece with visible coup perdu escapement Ferdinand Berthoud à Paris, circa 1800

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 91
A fine and rare month duration pillar timepiece with visible coup perdu escapement
Ferdinand Berthoud à Paris, circa 1800

Sold for US$ 37,500 inc. premium

The Art of Time

6 Dec 2018, 13:00 EST

New York

A fine and rare month duration pillar timepiece with visible coup perdu escapement
Ferdinand Berthoud à Paris, circa 1800
The twin patinated columns with gilt capitals and bases on a rectangular plinth, supporting the movement with arched plates joined by six plain pillars, large going barrel, circular gilt bezel enclosing silvered roman chapter ring and recessed guilloché center with winding square and polished steel escapement, blued hands and sweep seconds hand, nine rod gridiron pendulum with silvered bob spring suspended from the signed back plate, beat adjustment to crutch, with modern display case 18 ½ in (46 cm) high

Footnotes

  • Literature:

    For a discussion of the clock and a diagram of the escapement, see:
    Derek Roberts. Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, pp 25-26, fig. 12a, b, c
Contacts
A fine and rare month duration pillar timepiece with visible coup perdu escapement Ferdinand Berthoud à Paris, circa 1800
A fine and rare month duration pillar timepiece with visible coup perdu escapement Ferdinand Berthoud à Paris, circa 1800
A fine and rare month duration pillar timepiece with visible coup perdu escapement Ferdinand Berthoud à Paris, circa 1800
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins and Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, Wine & Whisky

27.5% on the first $3,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $3,000 up to and including $400,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $400,000 up to and including $4,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of $4,000,000.

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.