3 day Specialist Watch, Clocks & Miscellaneous Horology
Sale on Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th and Friday 26th May 2017
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Specialist Watch sale on 24th May
Monday 22nd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 23rd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 24th May: 9am - 11am
Fine Clocks sale on Thursday 25th
Monday 22nd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 23rd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 24th May: 9am - 5.30pm
Thursday 25th May: 9am - 11am
Affordable Clocks & Miscellaneous Horology on Friday 26th
Monday 22nd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 23rd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 24th May: 9am - 5.30pm
Thursday 25th May: 9am - 5.30pm
Friday 26th May: 9am - 11am
Lots: 1313-1510 of 2643
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Lot 1313
Good ormolu strut clock timepiece in the manner of Thomas Cole, the back plate signed Howell James & Co, to the Queen, London, Paris, the silvered oval dial plate within a highly engraved surround pierced with birds amidst foliage over a group of squirrels, 7.5" high, within the original retail lancet arched fitted hinged case
Estimate:  £1200 - 1600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1314
Good English miniature ebony veneered single fusee bracket clock, the 3" silvered arched dial signed William Johnson, 50, Strand, London to the arch and the movement back plate, with locking pendulum, within a rounded arched stepped pad top case with brass carrying handle, 8.75" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2600
Lot 1315
Interesting and unusual long duration multi-dial clock, the 6.75" silvered rounded arched dial with principal twenty-four hour dial with single hand, under a subsidiary twelve hour dial and two hands, surmounted by a blue painted globe with horizontal silvered chapter ring indicating the date, under a glass dome and upon a wooden base inlaid with boxwood foliage and lines, 17" high overall
Estimate:  £1800 - 2200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1316
Interesting French Patent globe clock inscribed 'The Empire Clock', Patent 19460, with silvered horizontal twenty-four hour chapter ring and brass ball pointer, supported upon a turned and stepped column, with winding aperture to the base, inscribed no. 502, 16" high overall
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1550
Lot 1317
French ormolu mantel clock timepiece, the 2.75" white dial within a stepped case surmounted by a gentleman on horseback, 13" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1318
Fine and Interesting brass skeleton table regulator clock in the manner of James Condliff of Liverpool, the single fusee movement with Harrison's maintaining power, one seconds 3" beating balance wheel and Mudge's lever escapement, the rounded arched top fitted with three small dials with 2" silvered chapter rings indicating hours, minutes and seconds, upon a top tier fitted with four ball and spike finials over tapered columns to the rectangular lower tier, supported upon four ball feet and a grey marble stepped base with rounded ends, under a glass dome, 14.5" high overall (keys)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2100
Lot 1319
French bronze and ormolu two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 2.5" silvered dial within an arched pedestal standing upon a stepped base with Classical embossed frieze, surmounted by a woman seated by a standing winged cherub, 16.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £350 - 550 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1320
French bronze and ormolu mantel clock timepiece, the movement signed Robert Paris, the 3" silvered dial with engraved centre and surmounted by the figure of a seated artist at his easel, 13.25" high
Estimate:  £350 - 550 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1321
French ormolu mantel clock timepiece, the 2.75" white chapter ring enclosing a gilt centre, inset into a pedestal surmounted by a basket of flowers and attended by a winged figure standing one-legged on a stool, over a stepped rectangular base, 12.25" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 1322
Oak cased symphonium clock with alarm, the dial plate within a four glass case surmounted by a hinged lid opening to reveal the symphonium with three 4.5" discs, surmounted by a carrying handle, 12.5" high (key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £480
Lot 1323
Good small brass hook and spike lantern wall clock, the 5" brass arched dial signed Jas Yardley, Bishop Stortford on a silver disc to the arch over a silvered chapter ring enclosing a foliate engraved centre with central alarm dial, the movement with passing strike on a bell in the arch, 7" high overall (pendulum and weights)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1324
French ormolu small two train mantel clock, the 2.25" white dial signed Mme. Gentilhamme, Palais Royale Paris, inset into a pedestal and attended by a standing peasant lady, upon a rectangular base with four pad feet, 7.75" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1325
Good small French ormolu mantel clock timepiece garniture, the 2.25" white dial inset into an arched pedestal and flanked by a seated winged cherub to one side and a column and flowering urn to the other, upon an egg and dart cast stepped rectangular base, 8.5" high; also a pair of matching side pieces modelled with winged cherubs holding aloft flaming torches, 8.25" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1326
Good English ebonised single fusee verge bracket clock with five pillar movement, the 6" square brass dial signed Massy to the false bob pendulum plate, over a calendar aperture, the matted centre enclosed by a silvered chapter ring, the foliate engraved back plate also signed Henry Massy, London and the movement with pull quarter repeat on two bells, within a stepped case surmounted by a caddy top with four acorn finials and an ornate brass carrying handle, 15" high (pendulum and keys)


Estimate:  £3000 - 5000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £4800
Lot 1327
Good mahogany double fusee verge bracket clock, the 5" brass arched dial signed Stephen Rimbault, London to an arched plate to the matted centre with false bob pendulum and calendar apertures, also with strike/silent subsidiary dial to the arch, with highly engraved foliate back plate, within a stepped case with high caddy top, four brass urn finials and a carrying handle, 16" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2400
Lot 1328
Good small French ormolu two train boudoir mantel clock timepiece, the movement back plate signed Delolme Paris, with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 2.5" white dial within an ormolu shell and diaper cast case supported upon four scrolling feet, 6.25" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1329
Unusual small brass and marble mantel clock timepiece, the blue painted globe dial enclosed by the brass figure of a semi-nude maiden with cloak over a cherub and cockerel, supported upon a shaped red marble base, 8.5" high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1330
Brass and marble clock/barometer desk compendium, the 2.25" white dials within drumhead cases and supported upon a dished circular stepped green marble base, 7.5" high (key)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1331
Good Scottish ebonised fruitwood single fusee bracket clock, the 7" silvered dial signed Green, Edinburgh, with inner calendar chapter ring and pointer hand, the movement with A-frame shaped plates, within a stepped case surmounted by a caddy top, four acorn finials and an ormolu carrying handle, 17.5" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1332
English ebonised double fusee verge bracket clock, the 6" brass arched dial signed Josiah Emery, London on a silvered arched plate over subsidiary strike/silent and slow/fast dials, the silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre with false bob and calendar apertures, the movement with pull repeat and highly engraved foliate back plate, within a stepped case surmounted by a caddy top and brass carrying handle, 18" high
(pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £1500 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2000
Lot 1333
Devon Clocks Limited mystery mantel clock, the 7.5" silvered chapter ring with brass pendulum movement, supported by twin mermaids and upon a green marble base with rounded ends raised upon four ball feet, 10.5" high (limited edition 31/1500)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1334
Small Austrian ormolu and white marble mantel clock timepiece, the movement with platform escapement signed Franz Mopawetz, Wien no. 167, the 2.75" white enamel dial within a pillared casing supported upon a breakfront white marble base and surmounted by a kneeling winged cherub, 10" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £500
Lot 1335
Singing bird musical automaton, with two coloured feathered perched birds amidst foliage, within a brass wirework circular cage supported upon a stepped base with applied stylised foliage, surmounted by a brass ball and carrying handle, 22.5" high overall (key)
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1336
Singing bird musical automaton, with two coloured feathered perched birds amidst foliage, within a brass wirework circular cage supported upon a stepped base with applied stylised foliage, surmounted by a brass ball and carrying handle, 22.5" high overall (key)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1900
Lot 1337
Good English ebonised double fusee bracket clock, the 8" brass arched dial signed Joseph Sargent, German Street, St James's, with subsidiary calendar dial, also with strike/silent subsidiary dial to the arch, the movement with anchor escapement (converted from verge), striking the hours on a bell and with floral engraved back plate, within a stepped case surmounted by an inverted bell top, four brass pineapple finials and a carrying handle, 22" high (pendulum and keys)

*This clock is sold with a later made bespoke wall bracket, 13.5" wide
Estimate:  £3000 - 5000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1338
19th century automaton modelled as a standing doll with dressing brush and mirror, with moving arms and head, under a glass dome, 21" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 1339
Interesting early single fusee five pillar verge bracket clock movement with associated Continental 8" brass arched dial, signed Tomas Balosec, Wien and with three subsidiary dials to the arch
Estimate:  £400 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1340
Antique red lacquer bracket clock case with aperture for an 8" arched dial, surmounted by a caddy top and ornate brass carrying handle, 21" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £420
Lot 1341
English ebonised double fusee verge bracket clock, the 8" brass arched dial signed William Webster, Exchange Alley, London on a shaped silvered plate under twelve o'clock, the silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre with calendar aperture, also with moon phase to the arch, the two bell Dutch striking movement with engraved back plate also signed William Webster, Exchange Alley, London within a floral cartouche, the stepped case surmounted by a caddy top, four flaming finials and a turned ormolu handle, 19" high (pendulum, keys and later back cock apron) (at fault)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2400
Lot 1342
English ebonised and ormolu mounted triple fusee boardroom clock, the 7.5" brass arched dial with silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre, surmounted by subsidiary chime/silent, slow/fast and chime on eight bells/Westminster dials, the movement playing on a nest of eight bells and striking the hours on a gong, with locking pendulum, within a stepped case surmounted by a caddy top and turned finials, 30" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1950
Lot 1343
English ebonised triple fusee bracket clock, the 8" brass arched dial signed Wales & McCulloch, 22, Ludgate Hill on an arched plate to the matted centre enclosed by a silvered chapter ring and surmounted by subsidiary slow/fast and chime/silent dials, the movement playing on a nest of eight bells and striking the hours on a gong, within a rounded arched stepped case surmounted by an ormolu carrying handle, 21" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1550
Lot 1344
Good bronze and ormolu marine automata two train mantel clock, the 3" silvered dial within an ormolu cast surround, with a stepped case surmounted by a triple masted moving galleon and two sailors under a tree, over a stepped case mounted with two cherubs blowing conches over cast foliate feet, also upon a rosewood inlaid cushion stepped base and under a glass dome, 36" high overall (pendulum and key for automata movement only)
Estimate:  £6000 - 8000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1345
Contemporary circular easel clock, the 3" gilt chapter ring upon a purple guilloche enamel dial plate, within a gilt easel frame stamped no. 15895
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1346
Good French bronze and champleve enamel two train mantel clock, the movement stamped Leroy & Fils Paris striking on a bell, the 3.25" gilded dial enclosing a decorated centre faintly stamped, within an ornate champleve panelled case flanked by turned pillars to each corner attended by standing winged cherubs, surmounted by a rounded arched cornice and domed finial, upon a stepped wooden stand, 18.5" high overall (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1250
Lot 1347
Good brass single fusee Congreve style rolling ball clock, the central 3.25" chapter ring enclosing a skeletonised centre and flanked by subsidiary 2" chapter rings, supported upon circular tapering columns surmounted by ball and spike finials to the undertier fitted with an adjustable platform, 16" high (with two balls and key)
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £820
Lot 1351
Walnut cased table-top Symphonium, 10.75" wide (in need of restoration)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1352
Walnut cased table-top Polyphon, playing 9.5" discs, 12.25" wide (in need of restoration)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 1353
Small rosewood cased music box playing on six airs and with tune sheet, with crank handle and 5" cylinder, within an inlaid case, 12.25" wide
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 1354
Faux rosewood cased music box playing on eight airs, with crank handle and 6" cylinder, within an inlaid case painted with sprays of flowers, 16.5" wide
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1355
'The Imperial' table-top music box playing 9" discs, within a rosewood and inlaid crossbanded case, 17" wide
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1501
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:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £620
Lot 1502
Scottish mahogany double fusee bracket clock, the 8" cream dial signed J.H. Kelly, Glasgow, the case with applied foliate mounts and surmounted by a wavy cornice, 19.5" high (pendulum and winding key)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £340
Lot 1503
French ormolu and red marble two train vase clock, the 4.25" convex white dial signed Gaston Joly Paris, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, within an ornate vase shaped case with applied foliate handles and swags, upon a bow fronted stepped red marble base, 18.5" high
Estimate:  £600 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £550
Lot 1504
French bronze and white marble figural two train mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a gong, the 3.75" cream dial inset into a fluted marble column with gilt metal mounts and upon an octagonal base, surmounted by a good bronze figure of a robed standing maiden signed H. Moreau, 29" high overall
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £460
Lot 1505
Austrian ebonised and gilt painted three train portico type mantel clock, the movement striking on three separate bells, the 6" enamel dial with central brass alarm dial, within a drumhead casing supported upon four tapering columns to the rectangular base, surmounted by an urn finial with trailing foliage, 25.25" high (key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1506
Giant carriage style two train mantel clock with aneroid barometer inset to the top, the 3.75" chapter ring enclosing a foliate engraved recessed centre with visible escapement, within a stepped case surmounted by a carrying handle, the movement striking on a gong, 10.75" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1507
French gilt brass and cloisonne decorated two train mantel clock, the 4.25" silvered chapter ring signed Maple & Co, Limited, Paris, the Mougin movement striking on a gong, within a pillared stepped case surmounted by a rounded arched pediment with cast central mask, 15" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 1508
French gilt metal and white marble two train mantel clock, the 3.25" white dial signed Raingo Fres Paris, also signed on the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, within a rounded pillared case flanked by seated cherubs united by floral swags and upon a breakfront stepped white marble base, 13" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £520
Lot 1509
French white marble and gilt metal mounted two train mantel clock, the Vincenti movement striking on a bell, the 3" convex white dial within a rounded pillared breakfront case surmounted by a flaming torch and quiver of arrows finial, 13.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1510
Reproduction brass novelty mantel clock timepiece in the form of a torpedo, the 3" cream chapter ring enclosing an engraved centre and inset into the torpedo's side, supported upon arched legs and canted black marble rectangular base, 21" wide overall
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
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