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French Industrial Foundryman Mantle Clock

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French Industrial Foundryman Mantle Clock. Bronze case on a black marble base, has the furnace to the left and the steam hammer to the right with a figural foundry worker shaping a metal rod; the hammer acts as the compound pendulum which is linked to the movement underneath the case. The 2.5 in. gilt metal dial is mounted on the front of the furnace with the round French brass 8 day spring driven movement inside of the case, signed with “Vincenti & Cie.”, has a half hour strike on a coiled gong. In beautiful condition, time spring is wound tight, movement is striking but not running. 16.25 in. high x 13 in. wide x 8 in. deep.
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French Industrial Foundryman Mantle Clock

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000
Sep 10, 2016
Starting Price $4,000
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0001: French Industrial Foundryman Mantle Clock

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Est. $8,000 - $12,000Starting Price $4,000
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Lot 0001 Details

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French Industrial Foundryman Mantle Clock. Bronze case on a black marble base, has the furnace to the left and the steam hammer to the right with a figural foundry worker shaping a metal rod; the hammer acts as the compound pendulum which is linked to the movement underneath the case. The 2.5 in. gilt metal dial is mounted on the front of the furnace with the round French brass 8 day spring driven movement inside of the case, signed with “Vincenti & Cie.”, has a half hour strike on a coiled gong. In beautiful condition, time spring is wound tight, movement is striking but not running. 16.25 in. high x 13 in. wide x 8 in. deep.

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