A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder

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Lot 145
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepiece
Thomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder second quarter 19th century

Sold for US$ 8,200 inc. premium

The Art of Time

16 Oct 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepiece
Thomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
Date: second quarter 19th century
Movement: Eight day with going barrel, frosted gilt lever platform escapement to a monometallic balance
Dial: Silvered, in the form of a cannon ball mounted in the muzzle with painted Roman chapter and minute rings enclosing an engraved rosette in the center, blued hands
Case: The gilt brass barrel finely engraved with a trophy of arms, mounted by gilt straps on a shaped molded coromandel base
Size: The base 12 in (30.5cm) long, the muzzle 4 ½ in (11.5cm) diam.
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A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
A fine and rare gilt brass and coromandel "Mortar" timepieceThomas Cole, London, no. 1658, retailed by London & Ryder
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