4 July 2007
An American brass Congreve-type rolling ball timepiece
Probably early 20th Century
The brass frame joined by four brass pillars with ball and spire finials, raised on adjustable ball feet to mahogany base, the engraved and silvered one-piece dial with hour, minute and seconds chapters and blued steel Breguet hands, single chain and fusee movement, wheel work with six crossings and signed on the front plate, Made by/(erased) /CONGRIEVE CLOCK for/JOSEPH GARDNER & SON/129 Washington St BOSTON/U.S., under glazed cover; winding key
17 in. (43.3 cm.) high, over case
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