Fine Clocks

Bonhams London
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Datum der Auktion: 12.12.2018

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A good late 19th century French gilt brass oval grande-sonnerie striking...

The movement numbered 713. The oval case with scrolled handle over bevelled glass panels, the rectangular white enamel Roman dial with spade hands and Arabic alarm subsidiary dial, the movement with silvered lever platform escapement striking and repeating the hours and quarters on a pair of coiled

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A small and rare mid 18th century German spring-driven alarm timepiece

The shaped frame decorated with engraved foliage and scrolls, set with a pendulum holdfast on the left hand side, the three inch Roman and Arabic dial with alarm-setting disc to the centre, the spring driven movement with brass plates united by four turned pillars, verge escapement with

Los #: 28*

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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Of Napoleon interest: A good and rare early 19th century mother of pearl...

The case cast with a figure of Napoleon in typical stance flanking a pedestal upon which rests a crown on a cushion, the 2cms (.75ins) gilt Roman dial with engine turned centre and blued steel hands set within a pierced mother of pearl mask of scrolling foliage against a gilt background, the

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A group of three 19th century 'Zappler' timepieces under glass domes

1st: gilt brass architectural frame with applied with silver running foliage further set with stones, Roman painted dial within a stone set bezel, on a turned base; 2nd: silvered frame with enamel dial on ebonised base; 3rd: gilt architectural plates with Roman chapter ring on an ebonised base tic

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A late 18th century ebonised striking table clock

Allam & Clements, London The case with handle and four fir-cone finials on a later caddy over a moulded cornice and brass-mounted front angles, the front door and side apertures all framed in lacquered brass fillets, on a moulded base and brass ogee bracket feet, the 6.75 inch brass dial with

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good mid 18th century English giltwood wall timepiece

William Scafe, London The urn surmount flanked by carved music sheets over open foliate scrolls to a ho-ho bird below, the one piece signed seven inch silvered Arabic and Roman dial within a cast moulded locking bezel, with mock pendulum aperture and blued steel hands, rectangular single gut fusee

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good 1930s chrome plated First series Atmos timepiece

Atmos, 'Pendule Perpetuelle', number 5323 The rectangular case fully glazed and with doors to the front and back, set on a short tapering base cut to the front to accommodate the pendulum-locking lever, the matt silvered chapter ring with black painted stylised Arabic numerals and inner quarter hour

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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An early 18th century and later lantern clock

The dial and frame by Amant, Paris, circa 1700, the spring driven movement English circa 1900 Strapped bell over four tall baluster finials on turned columns and toupie feet, the central pierced fret engraved with a Green Man mask over the 1.75 inch Roman chapter ring framing the foliate engraved

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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An early 18th century unsigned lantern clock with verge escapement

Strapped bell with five tall urn finials and three dolphin frets on tapering Doric columns to ball feet, with hook and spikes to the rear, the 1.75 inch Roman dial with bold numerals and half hour marks, the centre decorated with elaborate flowing scrolls and flowers, with blued steel trident hand

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A first half of the 18th century lantern clock

William Jackson, Loughborough Strapped bell, five finials and dolphin frets over tapering Doric columns, side doors and hoop and spikes, the 1.5 inch Roman dial with highly individual shaped steel hand, signed in the upper half of the centre above engraved foliage, the weight driven movement with

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good late 17th century West Country lantern clock

William Hulbert, Bristol Strapped bell with five finials and dolphin frets, the top and bottom plates let into the capitals and bases of the four slender tapering columns on ball feet, 1.5 inch silvered dial with boldly engraved Roman numerals, half hour marks and inner track, signed 'Wm. Hulbert

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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An interesting 18th century lantern clock converted to side pendulum verge...

The clock English, the conversion probably French. Strapped bell with cast foliate pieces and five urn finials over dolphin frets on tapering Doric columns on ball feet, with hoop and spikes to the rear, 1.25 inch silvered Roman dial with stylised wheatear half hour marks, the centre with a ring of

Los #: 57

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good late 18th century French skeleton clock with subsidiary calendar...

Folin, Laine, Paris The inverted Y-shaped frame surmounted by an eagle with wings outstretched over a floral bough and beaded bezel enclosing a white and royal blue enamel Arabic chapter ring with gilt highlights, over a pair of matching subsidiary dials giving date of the month and day with

Los #: 59*

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and rare late 18th Century French ormolu and white marble QUARTER...

Rilliet a Strasbourg The 4.5 inch signed enamel dial with black Roman and Arabic numerals and seed-pearl set hands set into the centre of the oval balloon apparently floating between two side-supports, the left modelled as a flaming torch, the right a quiver of arrows, the balloon itself applied

Los #: 60*

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine mid 18th century French ormolu-mounted kingwood bracket clock on...

Gaudron, Paris The waisted case surmounted by a putto holding thunderbolts and sitting on globe and phoenix over glazed side panels and a shaped front door, on the original concave-footed wall bracket, the signed 8 inch one-piece white enamel dial with black Roman and Arabic numerals, with pierced

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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An 18th century French cut and inlaid brass bracket clock on original wall...

The movement bearing the signature Jn. Le Roy, Paris, The elaborate case mounted with open foliate scrolls and applied floral sprays on boldly swept feet to a matching base, inlaid all over with coloured wood, the waisted door set with a globe and scientific attributes, 11.25 inch cast brass dial

Los #: 62TP

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A monumental 19th century French carved walnut organ clock

William Smith, London The case with serpentine hood with pierced sides over a tapering trunk carved to each of the side doors with musical trophies, the front with a portrait medallion, on a shaped serpentine base on paw feet, the 12 inch brass dial signed in a strike/silent boss in the arch over a

Los #: 65TP

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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An early 19th century mahogany table clock with moonphase indication

Robin, de la Societe des Inventions de France The rectangular case with caddy top surmounted by an ormolu eagle, its feathers finely cast and chiselled, one claw raised on a thunderbolt, each corner with an equally crisply cast berry finial over glazed sides on a plinth base and block feet, the 4

Los #: 75*

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A second half of the 18th century mahogany quarter chiming longcase clock

William Frodsham, Red Lion Square, London The arched hood with freestanding brass fluted Doric columns over a shaped trunk door with good moulded edge flanked by stop-fluted quarter columns, the base with applied moulded panel flanked again by matching columns, on a double stepped plinth, the 12

Los #: 80TP

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A good late 18th century mahogany repeating table clock with date

Alexander Campbell, No. 393 Strand, London The brass handle over moulded cornice and fish scale side frets to a plinth base and brass ogee feet, the 6.5 inch single piece engraved silvered dial with strike/silent subsidiary above the Roman and Arabic numerals and matching hands, with subsidiary date

Los #: 84

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A mid 18th century ebonised bracket clock

William Webster, Exchange Alley, London The bell top with central handle over circular and shaped side glazed panels on a plinth base and block feet, 6.75 inch arched brass dial with strike/silent over a silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring framing the recessed signature plaque within the finely

Los #: 88

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A very rare late 16th century Czech gilt engraved brass table timepiece...

The case dated 1581. The underside of the main body with indistinct town mark. The alarm tain scratch initialled K.T.P. The removable alarm train surmounted by a turned bell secured by a turned brass finial over an engraved band and raised on three shaped feet, keying into the main 2.5 inch dial

Los #: 104

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and very rare mid 19th century English nickel cased eight day...

Dent, London, number 18699 The case with ribbed hexagonal handle mounted so as to sit flush in the recessed upper lip, over the heavy bevelled glass inspection panel, the sides with matching heavy glass panels, the solid glass rear panel unlocked via a secret screw set to the underside (actuated

Los #: 107*

Schätzpreis: 35.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and rare mid 19th century English tripod timepiece

Thomas Boxell, Brighton, number 830. The 6 inch silvered dial with outer minute track enclosing the Roman hours, a subsidiary seconds dial set below XII over a finely engraved pattern of foliage and berries around the shaped signature cartouche 'Thomas Boxell, Brighton', with elegant blued steel

Los #: 109*

Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare, second quarter of the 19th century English ormolu striking carriage...

The case surmounted by a turned and foliate cast handle over an engine turned top panel secured by four knurled finials over three-quarter Doric columns, the sides and mask similarly decorated in a rippled lozenge pattern, the silvered Roman dial with blued steel moon hands over twin subsidiaries

Los #: 111

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century Swiss ormolu grande...

DuBois et Cie, Chaux de Fonds en Suisse The rectangular five-glass case surmounted by an engine turned hand set between ball pommels, the upper section signed for the maker and further engraved 'Echappement libre a ressort deux levees et sept trous en pierre', over ribbed uprights to a plain base on

Los #: 115*

Schätzpreis: 11.000 £ - 14.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A very fine and rare late 17th century olivewood turntable clock

Nathaniel Barrow, London, c 1675. The 'Phase One' Knibb style case with low caddy surmounted by a shaped facetted handle and four ball finials over an ogee cornice, rectangular glazed side panels and a moulded plinth mounted on a turntable base raised on squat ball feet, the 8.75 inch square brass

Los #: 121

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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An exceptionally fine and rare mid 18th century Czech cut-brass and pewter...

Joseph Graff Prague. Numbered 117. The case: constructed of fruitwood, possibly once ebonised and inlaid all over with cut brass and pewter, the shaped metal work further enhanced by engraved detailing including shading, foliage work and in the lower apron a pair of profile heads flanking a female

Los #: 123

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A first half of the 18th century walnut longcase clock

George Graham, London, number 670 The associated case surmounted by elaborate flaming urn finials on a stepped caddy top supported brass-mounted Doric columns over a long door with moulded edge and centred by panels of burr walnut of excellent colour and patination within a feather banded border

Los #: 126TP

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018

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A rare and historically important, third quarter of the 18th century...

Ellicott, London. the one-piece shaped silvered dial with shouldered arch to the top and chamfered corners to the base, (measuring 11.25 x 7.75ins) the upper dial for rise and fall regulation engraved 0-60 with outer scale to effect rise-and-fall regulation via an endless screw, the minute band

Los #: 129TP

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 12.12.2018