An unusual silver carriage clock in the form of a basket top bracket clock with leather traveling caseCase with London hallmark for 1888

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Lot 80
An unusual silver carriage clock in the form of a basket top bracket clock with leather traveling case
Case with London hallmark for 1888

Sold for US$ 2,295 inc. premium

The Art of Time

16 Oct 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

An unusual silver carriage clock in the form of a basket top bracket clock with leather traveling case
Date: Case with London hallmark for 1888
Movement: Platform lever escapement, striking the hour and half hour and repeating the hour on gong
Dial: Repousse and chased with leafy scrolls enclosing Arabic chapter ring, blued moon hands
Case: Basket top pierced and repousse with leafy scrolls above molded pediment, side panels similarly pierced within egg and dart border, on molded base with scroll feet, scroll handle with cherub mask, maker's mark cameo JB
Signed: Case struck twice with hallmarks
Size: 8 ¼ in (21cm) high including handle
Accompaniments: Original fitted leather traveling case

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  • The clock is not repeating.
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