Three Day Watches, Clocks & Miscellaneous Horology Sale
on Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th February 2017
On view:
Monday 20th February: 9am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 21st February: 9am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 22nd February: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Thursday 23rd February: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Friday 24th February: 9am to 11am
(I.D required to view watches)
Lots: 1509-1558 of 2651
Lot 1509
Good English brass single fusee skeleton clock, the movement with deadbeat escapement and maintaining power, the 4.25" silvered chapter ring upon a tapering frame supported upon twin stepped plinths and a mahogany oval base, 16" high overall (pendulum with fine beat adjustment, lacking dome)
Estimate:  £450 - 650
Sold for:   £600
Lot 1510
Mahogany single fusee mantel clock, the 5" dial signed Day, London within a rounded arched brass inlaid case surmounted by a stepped top and brass ball finial, 14.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £300
Lot 1511
Bronze and ormolu two train mantel clock of ecclesiastical square form, the Gustav Becker movement striking on a gong, the rectangular silvered and gilt foliate dial within an ornate stepped case mounted with figures and mythical beasts, surmounted by a pierced foliate basket top and with standing robed lady finial, 20" high
Estimate:  £800 - 1200
Sold for:   £1300
Lot 1512
French bronze and green onyx figural mantel clock garniture timepiece, the 3.75" cream painted dial inset into a base surmounted by the standing figure of Neptune upon a horse drawn chariot sculptured after L & F. Moreau, supported upon a bow fronted stepped onyx base, 19.5" high; flanked by two associated figural vase side pieces, 13.75" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1513
Brass single fusee skeleton clock with passing strike on a bell, the 5.5" silvered dial upon curving supports and circular stepped bell feet and upon a stepped ebonised base, 15.25" high (pendulum and dome missing)
Estimate:  £200 - 250
  
Lot 1514
German rosewood two train inlaid lancet ting-tang mantel clock, the W & H movement striking on two gongs, the 5.5" brass arched dial with subsidiary slow/fast dial over a silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre, within an inlaid lancet case, 14" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1515
French white marble two train drumhead mantel clock, the S. Marti movement striking on a bell, the 3.75" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed visible escapement, within a scrolling stepped case, 21" wide (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1516
French bronzed two train mantel clock, the S. Marti movement striking on a gong, the 4.25" concave gilt dial within an ornate pillared case repousse with a battle scene, surmounted by a rounded arched cornice, 16.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £200
Lot 1517
English mahogany single fusee small bracket clock, the 4.25" cream arched dial signed M. Beal, Sheffield, with subsidiary slow/fast dial, within a rounded arched stepped case, 13.25" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £600 - 800
  
Lot 1518
Walnut three train mantel clock made for the Turkish market, the German movement with platform escapement and playing on six rods, the 5" brass arched dial with silvered chapter ring, within a stepped case surmounted by a rounded arched cornice and brass urn finial, 20" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £300
Lot 1519
French brass oval two train four glass mantel clock, the movement striking on a bell and with mercury pendulum, the 4.25" chapter ring enclosing a recessed visible escapement, within a bevelled glazed stepped case, 13.75" high (mercury pendulum)
Estimate:  £550 - 750
Sold for:   £600
Lot 1520
French gilt metal and porcelain two train figural mantel clock striking on a bell, the 3.25" painted porcelain dial inset into a pillar and surmounted by a seated winged cherub, upon a shaped base, 15.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1521
Large French gilt metal two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.5" white dial inset into a barrel and surmounted by a seated cavalier holding a dead game bird and with a hound at his side, upon an ornate foliate pierced shaped base, 19.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1522
French ormolu rococo two train mantel clock, the S. Marti movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.25" gilt dial with Roman cartouche enamel numerals, within an ornate case pierced with flowering foliage and C-scrolls, 14" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1523
French gilt metal two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.25" cream dial within a balloon shaped ornate pierced case surmounted by an urn finial, 32.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1524
Good French gilt metal and white marble two train drumhead mantel clock garniture, the Mougin movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4" convex white dial within a drumhead casing supported by two fluted pillars to a stepped breakfront rectangular base, surmounted by an oval urn issuing flowers, 18.5" high; also with a pair of matching two light candelabra, 14" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £600 - 900
  
Lot 1525
English oak two train mantel clock striking on a gong, the 6" square silvered dial signed Thwaites & Reed, Clerkenwell, within an architectural stepped case surmounted by a triangular pediment, 16" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1526
French gilt metal two train mantel clock garniture, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.75" cream dial within an ornate architectural pierced case, 21.5" high; also with a pair of matching five light candelabra (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1527
French gilt metal and white marble two train mantel clock garniture, the Vincenti movement striking on a bell, the 3" white convex dial within a rounded pillared breakfront case applied with gilt metal mounts and surmounted by flame and arrow quiver finial, 13.5" high; also with a pair of matching urn side pieces, 10" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1528
French Empire style ormolu two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3" white dial within a stepped case surmounted by two playful cherubs, 15.5" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1529
English mahogany single fusee bracket clock, the 8" convex cream dial within a rounded arched case, 18" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1530
Small English mahogany double fusee five pillar bracket clock with pull repeat, the 6" convex silvered dial signed James Jarrad, Devizes, within a rounded arched case, 12.75" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £1150
Lot 1531
Bronze and coloured marble two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 3.5" white dial within a drumhead casing and attended by the bronze figure of Socrates on the last day of his life and holding a plaque inscribed 'Yes, the soul is immortal', upon a stepped black marble base with rouge marble panels, 18.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
  
Lot 1532
Small French bronze and fire gilded two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel, silk suspension and striking on a bell, the 2.75" silvered dial inset into a rocky outcrop and surmounted by the seated figure of a young man, supported upon an acanthus fluted bombé base, 13" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1533
Bronze and black marble two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 3.5" convex white dial signed Bailly á Lyons within a rounded arched casing attended by the seated figure of a classical robed lady, upon a stepped brass lined marble base, 15.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £320 - 380
Sold for:   £320
Lot 1534
Dutch green painted wooden two train table clock, the movement back plate signed J. Van Ceulen Le Jeune, fecit Hague, with verge escapement, silk suspension and striking on a bell in the arch, the 9" silvered chapter ring within a later green and gilt decorated wooden case with detachable top and turned urn finial, 25" high (pendulum) (restorations)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
  
Lot 1535
French rouge marble and spelter figural two train mantel clock garniture, the movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 3.25" cream dial signed Nicaise, Valence, within a stepped marble base surmounted by a maiden holding aloft a garland of flowers and attended by a cherub to her side, bearing a plaque inscribed 'Printemps et Amour by Kossowski', 35" high; also a pair of matching five light candelabra, 22" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1536
Black marble and spelter figural two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 4.5" white dial within a drumhead casing and attended by a standing winged cherub holding a palette to one side and an artist's easel to the other, upon a stepped black and green marble base, 23" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £220 - 280
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1537
French brass four glass two train mantel clock, the S. Marti movement striking on a gong, the 4" white dial signed Horloger.... Galibert St, Horloger de la Marine, Le Havre within a bow fronted bevel glazed case, 12" high (with mercury pendulum)
Estimate:  £220 - 280
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1538
French brass two train mantel clock, the movement with cylinder escapement and striking on a gong, the 3.75" concave brass dial within a carriage type corniche brass case surmounted by an aneroid inset barometer to the top, with brass carrying handle, 10" high
Estimate:  £380 - 450
  
Lot 1539
French brass four glass two train mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a gong, the 3.5" painted cream dial within a pillared stepped case, 12.25" high (mercury pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1540
Walnut two train bracket clock striking on a bell, the 6.25" brass arched dial signed John Smith, London on a silvered arched plate to the matted centre with three full calendar apertures, enclosed by a silvered chapter ring and surmounted by a moon phase to the arch, within a rounded arched pad top case with brass carrying handle, 15.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1541
Brass four glass torsion clock, the 3.75" silvered dial upon two pillars and over a disc pendulum, within a glazed stepped case, 11" high
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1542
French bronze and ormolu two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4.5" convex white dial within a drumhead casing attended by a seated lady holding a mirror, upon a white and black marble bow fronted stepped base, 12.5" high
Estimate:  £550 - 750
  
Lot 1543
German walnut bevelled glazed three train musical table clock playing with seven hammers on four rods, the 8" convex silvered dial signed Carl Werner, within a rounded arched bevelled glazed case, 15.75" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £400
Lot 1544
French ormolu and white marble two train pillar clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4.25" cream dial within a drumhead casing over a sunburst pendulum and supported upon four tapering fluted pillars to the breakfront base applied with ormolu cast foliage, surmounted by an eagle with outstretched wings, 18.5" high
Estimate:  £800 - 1200
  
Lot 1545
French green onyx and gilt cloisonne mounted two train mantel clock striking on a bell, the 3.5" cloisonne dial inscribed Desout-Desnoue Nantes to the centre, enclosed by Arabic cabouchon enamel numerals, within a stepped case surmounted by an urn finial, 15" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
  
Lot 1546
French ormolu and black marble two train portico mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4.25" white dial with a pierced draped embellishment and sunburst pendulum, supported by four fluted columns and surmounted by a stepped cornice, 17" high
Estimate:  £500 - 800
  
Lot 1547
Good and impressive French black slate and red marble two train mantel clock striking on a bell, the 5" black marble chapter ring enclosing a recessed engine turned centre with visible escapement, over a bevelled glazed pendulum window, within a stepped case applied with cast standing cherubs and acanthus, surmounted by an acorn finial, 28.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £800 - 1200
  
Lot 1548
French Empire bronze and ormolu two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 2.75" silvered dial within a rounded arched case, surmounted by a seated lady and attendant winged cherub over a stepped base, 16.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £550 - 750
  
Lot 1549
French bronze two train clock garniture cast in the Japanese taste, the S. Marti movement inscribed Garrards....Paris with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 8.25" gilt metal dial with Roman cartouche enamel numerals, inset into a vase shaped ornate case cast and applied with dragons amidst clouds and scrolling foliage, upon a rectangular base and surmounted by a turned finial, 18.5" high; also with a pair of matching vase side pieces (winding key)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
  
Lot 1550
French porcelain painted two train balloon mantel clock and stand, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 2.75" cream dial within a shaped case mounted with winged cherubs and encrusted overall with flowers and foliage, 20.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £300
Lot 1551
French bronze and white marble two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.75" white dial signed Raingo Freres á Paris, within a stepped case surmounted by the seated figure of a peasant boy, 19" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £350 - 550
  
Lot 1552
German oak two train ting-tang mantel clock, the W & H movement striking on two gongs, the 6" brass arched dial with subsidiary slow/fast and chime/silent dials over a silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre, within an architectural breakfront pillared case surmounted by a rounded moulded cornice and three carved acorn finials, 24" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £450
Lot 1553
English mahogany single fusee bracket clock, the 5" convex cream dial within a stepped case inlaid with geometric brass motifs and applied carved bands, surmounted by a caddy top, 12.75" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £350 - 500
Sold for:   £400
Lot 1554
Good English mahogany double fusee bracket clock, the movement with pull repeat, striking on a bell and with locking pendulum, the 6" cream dial signed Brockbank & Atkins, London, within a wavy scrolling tapered case, 15.75" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £550 - 750
Sold for:   £550
Lot 1555
English ebonised double fusee bracket clock, the 8" brass arched dial signed John Ingram, Spalding on a silvered engraved convex boss to the arch, the 7.25" silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre with false bob pendulum aperture, the movement with foliate engraved back plate and interesting bob pendulum engraved with a stork, within an earlier stepped case surmounted by a caddy top and ornate brass carrying handle, 20.5" high, pendulum and winding key (alterations)
Estimate:  £800 - 1200
  
Lot 1556
Small oak English single fusee library mantel clock, the movement with deadbeat escapement and locking pendulum, the 4.25" square silvered dial within a stepped case with pediment glass window, 9.75" high
Estimate:  £450 - 650
Sold for:   £920
Lot 1557
Arts & Crafts style oak two train mantel clock, the 5.5" silvered dial signed Russells', 18, Church Street, Liverpool, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a gong, within a panelled and pillared case carved with geometric roundels and foliage, surmounted by a triangular pediment, 17.5" high (pendulum and winding key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £230
Lot 1558
Brass double fusee skeleton clock, signed Marton & Gain on a silvered plate below the silvered pierced chapter ring, within a Gothic ecclesiastical style case striking on a bell to the top, under a glass dome and upon a turned wooden base, 18.5" high overall (pendulum and winding key)
Estimate:  £500 - 700
Sold for:   £400