4 July 2007
An English brass, silvered brass and green marble weight-driven skeleton timepiece: 'The Whitlock Eagle Clock'
Probably retailed by Dent & Co. Circa 1965
The narrow frame joined by six pillars, surmounted by a gilt-brass eagle set on silvered brass sphere, the engraved and silvered Roman chapter ring with blued steel hands above a silvered and engraved thermometer scale flanked by brass columns, on green marble double plinth and on gilt-brass bun feet, the weight-driven movement with front pull-wind, anchor escapement and fine beat adjustmnent, under glazed cover; pendulum, three weights
20¾ in. (52.5 cm.) excluding cover
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Derek Roberts, Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, Schiffer, 1989, p.224, fig.216.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
Offered in May, a 1916 canvas that was included in every major survey of Malevich’s Suprematist works during his lifetime, and which revolutionised modern art