A rare gilt giant carriage clock with calendar and moon phase Signed Thwaites and Reed, London Mid 19th century

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Lot 158
A rare gilt giant carriage clock with calendar and moon phase
Signed Thwaites and Reed, London Mid 19th century

Sold for US$ 16,325 inc. premium

The Art of Time

16 Oct 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

A rare gilt giant carriage clock with calendar and moon phase
Signed Thwaites and Reed, London
Date: Mid 19th century
Movement: Twin fusees, rectangular plates joined by six turned pillars, platform lever escapement with cut bimetallic balance, striking the hours on a gong
Dial: Gilt engraved with scrolls and flowers, engraved roman chapter ring above subsidiary dials for day, date and month and moon phase aperture, blued hands
Case: Rectangular, on concave molded base, two part handle concealed within the glazed top panel, beveled glass side panels, gilt back door with lock
Size: 13in (33 cm) high with handle folded

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Allix, Charles and Peter Bonnert. Carriage Clocks pp 275-277, Plate IX/58.
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A rare gilt giant carriage clock with calendar and moon phase Signed Thwaites and Reed, London Mid 19th century
A rare gilt giant carriage clock with calendar and moon phase Signed Thwaites and Reed, London Mid 19th century
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