Auction 24.03.1993

Christie's
London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 24.03.1993

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A Japanese gilt-brass and padouk wood striking mantle clock of standard...

A Japanese gilt-brass and padouk wood striking mantle clock of standard form with four baluster pillar movement with chain fusee for the going train and standing barrel for the strike on bell, the dial with typical Japanese chapters within foliate engraving, drawer below housing the original key

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A rare German sub-miniature Zappler clock , the foliate engraved case of...

A rare German sub-miniature Zappler clock , the foliate engraved case of cartouche outline with Roman chapter disc (rubbed), blued hands (broken minute hand), typical front-swinging pendulum (damaged), the four pillar going barrel movement with verge escapement, in original fitted red leather

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt brass striking carriage clock for the Chinese market, the foliate...

A gilt brass striking carriage clock for the Chinese market, the foliate engraved gilt lever platform with steel bat's-wing balance, strike on bell on backplate stamped Japy Freres , white enamel Roman dial with pierced blued hands and sweep centre seconds, re-gilt corniche case with foliate

Los #: 2 A

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A German gilt-metal striking table clock , the four baluster pillar...

A German gilt-metal striking table clock , the four baluster pillar movement signed Hubner Bremen on the top plate, plain brass balance to the verge escapement for the wire fusee going train, resting barrel for the strike with unusual numbered countwheel and foliate engraved pierced gates, later

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A rare gilt-brass grande sonnerie Westminster chiming carriage clock with...

A rare gilt-brass grande sonnerie Westminster chiming carriage clock with cut bi-metallic balance to large silvered platform, chime on four gongs via pin-wheel arrangement between the plates, three-position selection lever in the base, the white enamel Roman and Arabic chapter disc with retail

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt-brass striking calendar carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to...

A gilt-brass striking calendar carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to silvered lever platform, strike/repeat/alarm on bell on backplate with alarm and calendar squares, the white enamel Roman dial with blued spade hands and subsidiary rings below for alarm, day of week and month, corniche case

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt-brass small striking carriage clock , with cut bi-metallic balance...

A gilt-brass small striking carriage clock , with cut bi-metallic balance to lever platform, strike/repeat on bell on backplate with stamp for Drocourt and retailer W T & Co. , the white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with blued hands (later minute hand) and with retail signature W. Thornhill & Co

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt-brass striking carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to silvered...

A gilt-brass striking carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to silvered lever platform, strike/repeat on gong, cream enamel Arabic dial with blued distaff hands within a foliate gilt-metal mask, moulded case with shaped handle and repeat button to top 6in. (15.5cm.) high

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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Cartier No.1161: A silver-gilt, enamel and agate quarter repeating small...

Cartier No.1161: A silver-gilt, enamel and agate quarter repeating small carriage timepiece , the case on foliate toupie feet with blue guilloché enamel panels to the four sides and to the top with cabouchon push repeat button, similarly enamelled bezel to the white enamel Arabic dial signed Cartier

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt-brass and porcelain mounted striking carriage clock with bi-metallic...

A gilt-brass and porcelain mounted striking carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to silvered lever platform, strike/repeat on gong, the Arabic dial decorated with scrolling foliage and strap-work, similarly decorated sides with central female mask flanked by fruiting cornucopiae, similarly

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt-brass and enamel quarter repeating miniature carriage timepiece...

A gilt-brass and enamel quarter repeating miniature carriage timepiece , the case with foliate engraved panels on blue and cream enamel grounds to the front and sides, white enamel Roman chapter disc with blued hands, push repeat button and handle to top, bi-metallic balance to silvered lever

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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Gilt-brass porcelain-mounted striking carriage clock with later lever...

Gilt-brass porcelain-mounted striking carriage clock with later lever platform, strike/repeat/alarm on gong, the Roman dial painted in the Romantic Sèvres style with blued moon hands and alarm ring below, the side panels painted with courting couples walking in woodlands, within gilt beeded mask

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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Cartier: A gold, enamel and turquoise-set travelling timepiece , the square...

Cartier: A gold, enamel and turquoise-set travelling timepiece , the square frame with black enamel line inlay and foliate blue enamel spandrels, the silver engine-turned Roman dial with typical diamond-set hands, the gilt lever movement with blued overcoiled spring to cut bi-metallic balance

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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An Admiralty Deckwatch in mahogany 2-tier carrying box, white enamel dial...

An Admiralty Deckwatch in mahogany 2-tier carrying box, white enamel dial signed A Johannsen & Co. 149 Minories London 7956 and with the Government mark, Roman chapters, Arabic 5-minute intermarkers, centre second sweep, blued steel hands, ¾-plate going barrel-lever movement jewelled to the centre

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Victorian two-day marine chronometer , the silvered dial signed Barraud...

A Victorian two-day marine chronometer , the silvered dial signed Barraud 41 Cornhill No. 5092 London, with the addition Corrected O Adjusted by: Roman hour numerals, subsidiary up-and-down dial 0-56 (at XII) seconds dial (at VI), all hands blued steel, Earnshaw escapement, brass and blued steel cut

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A fine early Victorian eight-day marine chronometer , the silvered dial...

A fine early Victorian eight-day marine chronometer , the silvered dial signed John Carter, Tooley Street, London No.183 , Roman chapters, up-and-down dial (at XII) inscribed 0-7, large diameter seconds dial with 5-second interval Arabic numerals and radial line decoration, gold hands, main frame

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Viennese ormolu and bronze striking table clock , the case on rectangular...

A Viennese ormolu and bronze striking table clock , the case on rectangular plinth with foliate scroll feet, the naturalistic base surmounted by a prancing horse, the silvered Roman dial with matted centre and blued hands, twin going barrel movement with anchor escapement and strike on bell

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Second Empire ormolu and enamel striking mantle clock with Middle Eastern...

A Second Empire ormolu and enamel striking mantle clock with Middle Eastern influence, the front and sides decorated with mulit-coloured cloisonné enamel, the out-set angles with finial surmounts, similar finial to the enamelled domed top, Roman chapter ring with blued hands and enamelled centre

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Louis Philippe ormolu striking mantle clock , the architectural case with...

A Louis Philippe ormolu striking mantle clock , the architectural case with stylised columns and volutes surmounted by gadrooned finials and with a baccanalian figure standing in a niche, the white enamel Roman dial signed Silvani A Paris , pierced blued hands, the twin going barrel movement with

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A brass striking lantern clock of standard form with verge escapement and...

A brass striking lantern clock of standard form with verge escapement and short bob pendulum with steel suspension, countwheel strike on bell above within pierced galleried fre- work, the dial signed Jos. Lum Chelmsford on the brass chapter ring, the centre with foliate engraving and single hour

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Louis Philippe ormolu and porcelain-mounted striking mantle clock , the...

A Louis Philippe ormolu and porcelain-mounted striking mantle clock , the foliate-cast case with Sèvres-style panels variously painted with ribbon-tied flowers and birds of paradise, the top surmounted by a floral urn draped with swags of fruit, the similarly painted dial signed Dubois A Paris with

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A gilt-brass rolling ball clock of standard form, the posted fusee movement...

A gilt-brass rolling ball clock of standard form, the posted fusee movement with silver annular dials, the rolling ball platform below with quarter minute indication, the plinth singed Dent on a triangular plaque to the front, on mahogany base and with rectangular glazed cover, further marble plinth

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Louis XVI white marble and ormolu striking mantel clock , the square...

A Louis XVI white marble and ormolu striking mantel clock , the square plinth on toupie feet with berried-laurel decoration, similar leaves inset to the plinth supporting an urn with socle base applied with roses, the sides with ormolu dolphin handles spouting jets of water, the white enamel Arabic

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Louis XVI white and black marble and ormolu mounted striking mantel clock...

A Louis XVI white and black marble and ormolu mounted striking mantel clock , the case on later rectangular black marble plinth, the shaped white marble base applied with foliate mounts, the sides with female caryatids flanked by foliate volutes and surmounted by a boy and a girl with central

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 1.400 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Victorian skeleton timepiece , the unusual scroll frame surmounted by two...

A Victorian skeleton timepiece , the unusual scroll frame surmounted by two crosses and having four double-screwed baluster pillars, single chain fusee movement, the barrel with pierced-out cover with engraved set-up click, anchor escapement with simple gridiron pendulum with beat adjustment, the

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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An unusual brass skeleton timepiece with detent escapement, the foliate...

An unusual brass skeleton timepiece with detent escapement, the foliate pierced frame with seven double-screwed pillars, chain fusee extended above the train, the unusual detent escapement with brass bob and ebony-rod pendulum, the silvered chapter ring having a large diameter seconds ring above VI

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A Victorian presentation striking skeleton clock with foliate pierced...

A Victorian presentation striking skeleton clock with foliate pierced plates, twin chain fusees, hour strike on gong and passing half-hour strike on bell, foliate pierced silvered dial with Roman chapters and pierced blued hands, oval velvet-lined base, the front applied with a silvered presentation

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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An early George III ormolu-mounted mahogany wall timepiece , the case with...

An early George III ormolu-mounted mahogany wall timepiece , the case with swan-neck pediment surmounted by the figure of Britania, the base applied with accanthus-cast mouldings and foliate drop finial, the 14in. silvered engraved dial signed John Wait Gun-Dock Wapping with Roman and Arabic

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A German Baroque silvered Telleruhr , the repoussé dial of cartouche...

A German Baroque silvered Telleruhr , the repoussé dial of cartouche outline decorated with foliage, pewter Roman and Arabic chapter ring with pierced black painted hands, front-swinging pendulum to the verge escapement of the four unusual ringed baluster pillar movement with large going barrel

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993

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A George II octagonal Act of Parliament wall clock , the case with convex...

A George II octagonal Act of Parliament wall clock , the case with convex moulded frame to the dial with gold painted Roman and Arabic chapters, brass spade hands, the four pillar single fusee movement now with anchor escapement 33½in. (85cm.) dial diam

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 24.03.1993