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Animated French Industrial Quarter Deck Clock

Lot 0107 Details

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Animated French Industrial Quarter Deck Clock. Black marble, polished gilt bronze & brass "Quarter Deck" case with a sailor below and the captain at the stern, steering the ship. The railings, compass and gimbaled lanterns are at the top deck, a ladder leads to the lower deck. The captain figure is connected to an "X" suspension with a compound pendulum bob below, he rocks side to side steering the ship as the pendulum swings. The 8 day brass movement is signed “Medaille de GLT” (Guilmet), numbered 1559 and strikes the half hour on a coiled gong. In good overall condition. 12 in. high x 11.5 in. wide x 9 in. deep. Weight: 16.75 lbs.
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Animated French Industrial Quarter Deck Clock

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000
Nov 11, 2017
Starting Price $3,500
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0107: Animated French Industrial Quarter Deck Clock

Sold for $9,000
12 Bids
Est. $7,000 - $9,000Starting Price $3,500
Antiques, Clocks & Fine Art Auction
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 26%

Lot 0107 Details

Description
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Animated French Industrial Quarter Deck Clock. Black marble, polished gilt bronze & brass "Quarter Deck" case with a sailor below and the captain at the stern, steering the ship. The railings, compass and gimbaled lanterns are at the top deck, a ladder leads to the lower deck. The captain figure is connected to an "X" suspension with a compound pendulum bob below, he rocks side to side steering the ship as the pendulum swings. The 8 day brass movement is signed “Medaille de GLT” (Guilmet), numbered 1559 and strikes the half hour on a coiled gong. In good overall condition. 12 in. high x 11.5 in. wide x 9 in. deep. Weight: 16.75 lbs.

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