A rare engraved gilt brass lozenge form desk compendiumThomas Cole, London, no. 1645 Mid 19th century

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Lot 74
A rare engraved gilt brass lozenge form desk compendium
Thomas Cole, London, no. 1645 Mid 19th century

Sold for US$ 8,833 inc. premium

The Art of Time

21 Aug 2020, 11:00 EDT

New York

A rare engraved gilt brass lozenge form desk compendium
Thomas Cole, London, no. 1645
Date: Mid 19th century
Movement: With two going barrels, lever escapement, plain three arm balance, additional aneroid barometer and thermometer
Dial: Silvered, three lozenge form dials displaying time with roman chapter ring, manual perpetual calendar and aneroid barometer, the fourth with Fahrenheit thermometer, each with engraved scroll border
Case: Each adjacent dial within an engraved gilt bezel, together forming a strut timepiece
Signed: By Cole on case and thermometer dial
Size: 12 ¼ in (31cm) wide
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