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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock

Lot 0131 Details

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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock. Tri-tone bronze and rouge marble case in the form of a steam pump engine with piston in the center front driven by the large flywheel and governor assembly at the top with pierced baluster gallery having acorn finials, pierced corbels, 4 round columns and square marble columns; the body of the case has an incised brick design with 2.5 in. silvered dial aneroid barometer on the left, 2.5 in. silvered time dial to the right signed “J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia” with thermometers in between. Has a brass 8 day spring driven movement with platform lever escapement and strikes on a coiled gong. In working condition, has a nice gilt, silvered & brown patina. 16.5 in. high x 14.75 in. wide x 8.5 in. deep.
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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock

Estimate $20,000 - $25,000
Nov 22, 2014
Starting Price $10,000
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0131: French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock

Sold for $19,500
7 Bids
Est. $20,000 - $25,000Starting Price $10,000
Nov. 22, 2014 - Clock Auction
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 21%

Lot 0131 Details

Description
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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock. Tri-tone bronze and rouge marble case in the form of a steam pump engine with piston in the center front driven by the large flywheel and governor assembly at the top with pierced baluster gallery having acorn finials, pierced corbels, 4 round columns and square marble columns; the body of the case has an incised brick design with 2.5 in. silvered dial aneroid barometer on the left, 2.5 in. silvered time dial to the right signed “J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia” with thermometers in between. Has a brass 8 day spring driven movement with platform lever escapement and strikes on a coiled gong. In working condition, has a nice gilt, silvered & brown patina. 16.5 in. high x 14.75 in. wide x 8.5 in. deep.

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