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Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £
ca. 30.506 $ - 40.675 $
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ca. 53.692 $
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A Belgian brass, ormolu and black marble astronomical striking skeleton clock
HUBERT SARTON, PARIS. CIRCA 1812-1815
A Belgian brass, ormolu and black marble astronomical striking skeleton clock Hubert Sarton, Paris. Circa 1812-1815 The 6¼ in. diameter white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with concentric inner date ring framed within a foliate cast and beaded bezel and signed Sarton à Liege , triangular form cut blued steel hands (centre seconds now lacking), subsidiary calendar rings below for days of week with their deities and months with their number of days, each with serpentine hands, lunar dial above with phase and age of moon, the movement with circular plates joined by four back-pinned pillars, twin barrels with pinwheel escapement on the back plate, strike via finely pierced countwheel matching the crossings on the calendar rings, via vertically mounted hammer on bell raised above the plate, the gridiron pendulum steel-suspended from a pivoted knife-edge block, the whole raised on struts above two pillars on a black marble D-ended plinth with later feet; with glass dome 20 in. (51 cm.) high

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Important Clocks and Marine Chronometers Including a Fine Collection of Industrial, Automata and Astronomical Clocks
Auktionsdatum: 04.07.2007
Adresse: Christie's
4 July 2007, London, King Street