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Auktion: Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments
wurde versteigert am: 20. Februar 2019
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An impressive late Victorian Gothic revival carved mahogany quarter-chiming longcase regulator

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £
ca. 3.299 $ - 4.619 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 135, Aufrufe: 44

An impressive late Victorian Gothic revival carved mahogany quarter-chiming longcase regulator, unsigned, circa 1890-1900 The very substantial four column-turned pillar triple train movement chiming a choice of two tunes on eight large tubular bells suspended within the rear of the case and striking the hour on a coiled gong, the going train with Harrisons maintaining power and deadbeat escapement regulated by mercury jar compensated seconds pendulum incorporating wide-jaw suspension and fine beat adjustment to crutch, the 11.25 inch engraved gilt brass lancet-shaped dial with subsidiary seconds ring to the foliate quatrefoil engraved centre within silvered chapter ring applied with gilt Gothic Roman numerals with stylised fleur-de-lys half hour markers and Arabic five minutes to outer track, with pierced steel hands and spandrels engraved with foliate scroll trefoil panels beneath triple subsidiary CHIME/SILENT, WHITTINGTON/WESTMINSTER and HOUR STRIKE/SILENT selection dials within a conforming engraved field, the substantial carved mahogany case with foliate crenulated crest and square rosette applied ogee cornice over full-width bevel glazed hood door inset with canted silvered brass bezel beneath foliate scroll upper quadrant panels and flanked by triangular section panelled spires with crocheted finials, the sides with lancet-pierced rectangular sound frets, the trunk with bevel glazed lancet window incorporating scroll tracery margin to apex section and blind sections to upper the quadrants flanked by full-height panelled uprights, on triple skirt base incorporating further blind tracery, 223cm (88ins) high.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Titel: Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments
Auktionsdatum: 20.02.2019
Adresse: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
Großbritannien und Nordirland
[email protected] · +44 (0)20 78398880