Lot 461: Empire Style Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Regulator
January 25, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Empire Style Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Regulator
The 10 inch white enamel dial signed Abraham Louis Breguet a Paris, with one-train movement, within a leaf tipped cast edge, the glazed door with bow tied olive leaf boughs, above a glazed case door with a pelta in the form of winged birds, within ribbed borders, the molded base on a conforming plinth. Height 7 feet 2 inches (2.18 m), width 23 inches (58.4 cm), depth 13 3/4 inches (35 cm).
C Estate of Anne Murray
Please note that Doyle does not guarantee the movement of the regulator, and strongly recommended having a clock restorer examine the movement if interested in purchasing; case in overall good restored condition, age cracks to veneers with minor lifting, chips and restorations to enamel dial, rubbing to gilt-metal mounts, some with dried metal polish, age cracks to central panel of base and with slight gap at the center, plinth possibly later, replacement to right cove molding of base
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.