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Auktion: Auction 12.07.1995
wurde versteigert am: 12. Juli 1995
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A BELGIAN ORMOLU AND MARBLE ASTRONOMICAL STRIKING SKELETON CLOCK

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Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £
ca. 23.923 $ - 31.898 $
Zuschlagspreis:  17.250 £
ca. 27.512 $
Los-Nr. 326, Aufrufe: 13

A BELGIAN ORMOLU AND MARBLE ASTRONOMICAL STRIKING SKELETON CLOCK Sarton à Paris, circa 1795 the dial with 6¼in. ormolu foliate cast and beaded bezel framing the white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with concentric inner date ring and signed à Paris above VI, blued steel moon hands with counterpoised sweep centre seconds and serpentine date hand, subsidiary calendar rings below for day of week with their deities with serpentine arrow-head blued steel hand, the month ring with appropriate number of days and similar blued steel hand, lunar dial above with phase and age of moon, the four pillar twin going barrel movement with countwheel strike on bell above via hammer carried on vertically-positioned blued steel arbor, pinwheel escapement mounted on the backplate, the gridiron pendulum steel-suspended form a pivoted knife-edge block, the whole raised on two oromlu pillars and black marble D-ended plinth with ormolu toupie feet 19¾in. (50.2 cm.) high

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 12.07.1995
Auktionsdatum: 12.07.1995
Adresse: Christie's
London, King Street