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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 77

    A VICTORIAN GILT-BRASS STRIKING SKELETON CLOCK

    CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN GILT-BRASS STRIKING SKELETON CLOCK
    CIRCA 1870
    With pierced silvered dial, the leafy scrolled plates joined by seven double-screwed pillars, twin chain fusees, anchor escapement, wheels with four crossings, striking the hours on gong and half hours on bell above, on an ebonised plinth and with glass dome; crank key, pendulum
    48 cm. high (without dome)


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    Provenance

    Bought by the present owner, Sotheby's London, 11 June 1981, lot 250