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Exceptional Antique & Clock Auction

by Fontaine's Auction Gallery


535 lots with images

November 17, 2012

Live Auction

1485 West Housatonic

Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA

Phone: 413.448.8922

Fax: 413 442 1550

Email: jobrien@fontaineauction.com

535 Lots
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Tiffany Chelsea Mantle Tambour Clock

Lot 1: Tiffany Chelsea Mantle Tambour Clock

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Description: Tiffany Chelsea Mantle Tambour Clock. Fine ships bell clock has a 10 in. silvered convex dial with applied blued Arabic hour numerals, signed Tiffany & Co. New York; Round brass movement signed Chelsea Clock Co. Boston, USA and numbered 98751. In a heavy bronze tambour style case with round bezel, convex door glass, ovoid feet and fancy scrolls on the sides, has an original fine golden antique brass (old brass) finish. has original key. 16.5 in. high x 32 in. wide x 8 in. deep

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Double Dial Southern Calendar Clock

Lot 2: Double Dial Southern Calendar Clock

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Description: Southern Calendar Clock Co. Double Dial Fashion Clock No. 3. Original 7.5 in. painted dial, black Roman hour numerals, blued spade hands, sub seconds dial; lower calendar dial, good calendar hand, signed Southern Calendar Clock Co. St. Louis, Mo. Has a Seth Thomas brass 8 day time and strike movement, Graham deadbeat escapement, typical calendar mechanism, brass bell, drop pendulum with star and silvered bob. Walnut case has original finish, label on inside-back, turned columns and finials and gold leaf on the door glass reads - Fashion. In very good overall condition, no finial breaks, case is clean. 32 in. high x 16 in. wide x 6 in. deep.

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Hour Repeater & Alarm Carriage Clock

Lot 3: Hour Repeater & Alarm Carriage Clock

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Description: French Hour Repeater and Alarm Carriage Clock. Brass case has corner columns, beveled glass on 4 sides and the top, escapement exposed through the top, and repeater button. Black open moon hands, enameled dial w/ black Roman hour numerals, red 5 minute numbers and minute markers on the chapter ring, sub-dial below for the alarm. Quality brass movement w/ silvered lever platform escapement, strikes the hour and once on the half hour on a single coiled gong, in good running condition, though the alarm spring is broken, alarm is not working. 8 in. high x 4 in. wide x 3.5 in. deep.

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French Empire Portico Clock

Lot 4: French Empire Portico Clock

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Description: French Empire Portico Clock. 5 in. Silvered dial w/ black roman numerals and minute markers, open moon hands, round leafy dore bronze bezel; typical round French brass movement with count wheel strike mechanism and silvered bell; movement signed - Fons 1827. Has a quality gridiron pendulum and a fancy dore bronze flower shaped bob; the mahogany case has smooth columns w/ dore bronze capitols and applied mounts; quality French bronze movement. 21.5 in. high x 11.5 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas Oak Gallery Clock

Lot 5: Seth Thomas Oak Gallery Clock

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Description: Seth Thomas Oak Gallery Clock. 24 in. painted metal dial with large black Roman hour numerals, S.T. (Seth Thomas) logo, blued pierced hour hand and pointer minute hand with counterbalance. Has a quality brass, 30 day, double spring driven, time only, No. 24 movement with Graham dead beat escapement, brass covered pendulum bob and wood stick. In an oak, round gallery hanging case, in good condition. 33 in. dia.

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Seth Thomas Eclipse Mantle Clock

Lot 6: Seth Thomas Eclipse Mantle Clock

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Description: Seth Thomas Eclipse Mantle Clock. 5 in. paper dial with black Roman hour numerals, brass bezel, spade hands; brass 8 day spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - has fancy lyre shaped plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, coiled gong and Eclipse pendulum bob. Walnut case has a pierce carved and arched crest with spherical beaded top and incised side corbels; reverse gilt decorated door glass. 24.5 in. high x 14.5 in. wide.

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American Lyre Banjo Clock

Lot 7: American Lyre Banjo Clock

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Description: American Lyre Banjo Clock in the style of Elmer O. Stennes. 7.5 in. painted metal dial (replaced) has black Roman hour numerals, dial signed Elmer O. Stennes, Weymouth, Mass, typical pierced hands and brass bezel; typical brass, 8 day, weight driven, time only Kilbourn & Proctor movement has steel pendulum rod with brass bob, lockdown hardware, lead weight and painted red weight baffle. Carved mahogany case has a leaf carved finial (repaired), lyre shaped throat with scrolling leaf carvings, reverse painted throat glass with white background, tapered bracket with teardrop final and leaf carvings. In very good condition and original finish, glass, hands and dial are all in good condition. 41 in. high.

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French Industrial Steam Clock

Lot 8: French Industrial Steam Clock

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Description: French Industrial Steam Clock & Barometer. A large central cylinder and piston with a vertical connecting rod powers the flywheel with a centrifugal governor assembly. The cylinder has two large fireboxes on either side mounted with boilers with all attendant pressure lines and tubing leading to the cylinder. Clock movement is located above the left firebox, has black Roman hour numerals and open moon hands; there is a barometer over the right firebox and a thermometer behind the cylinder. The automation is driven by a separate spring motor housed in the base, powering the flywheel. Featuring original gilt and deep brown patina throughout on a rouge marble base, Circa 1890. 18.5 in. high x 14 in. wide x 7.5 in. deep.

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Brass Crystal Regulator

Lot 9: Brass Crystal Regulator

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Description: Brass Crystal Regulator. 5.5 in. Porcelain dial, scenic painted with a falconer and a woman riding together on horseback, has gilt chapter ring and white panels painted with black Arabic hour numbers. Brass case has fancy columns & finials with baluster form spindles on the gallery, scenic painted lower plaque and beveled glasses on 4 sides; dial signed New York. Typical round brass double spring driven movement with coiled gong and brass 2 jar mercury pendulum. 17.5 in. high x 9.5 in. wide x 5.5 in. deep.

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Seth Thomas Mantle Clock - Lincoln

Lot 10: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock - Lincoln

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Description: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock - Lincoln. 8 in. painted metal dial with silvered bezel (some inpainting), blued spade hands; weight driven movement has pyramidal plates & iron bracket, count wheel strike mechanism, 2 brass pulleys & weights, damascene silvered pendulum bob with wood stick, silvered beat indicator and coiled gong with silvered mounting bracket. Large walnut case with turned finials on the top, and scrolling leaf corbels with rosettes at the base; good clean older refinish. 27.5 in. high x 17 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas No. 6 Regulator

Lot 11: Seth Thomas No. 6 Regulator

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Description: Seth Thomas No. 6 Regulator. 10 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, blued spade hands, sub seconds dial and signed Seth Thomas; weight driven gilt brass movement has Graham deadbeat escapement, retaining power, brass covered pendulum bob with ebonized wood stick. In a long oak case with arched crest having a centered rosette and turned finials, teardrop finials at the bottom of the case. Door glass has reverse gilt & black lettering that reads - Awarded to M.C.C. for Second Best Appearance, Medford, July 4, 1894. Case has original finish, dial board has a crack in the side. 48 in. high x 17 in. wide x 8 in. deep.

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3 Pc. French Figural Mantle Clock Set

Lot 12: 3 Pc. French Figural Mantle Clock Set

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Description: 3 Pc. French Figural Mantle Clock Set. Dore bronze winged figure of Amour is standing and wrapping garland around a cluster of arrows, on the other side of the case is a large bow and quiver of arrows, center pedestal is mounted with a torch and wreaths, the green serpentine marble case is has dore bronze figural and swirling filigree mounts, standing on large spherical bronze feet. 3.5 in. porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals, fancy brass bezel with convex door glass and gilt lyre hands. Typical, round French, brass movement, by Marti & Co. has a bell strike. Matched with a pair of marble and bronze urns made into lamp bases. Clock is 17.5 in. high x 14 in. wide x 5 in. deep.

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Seth Thomas Office No. 6 Advertising Clock

Lot 13: Seth Thomas Office No. 6 Advertising Clock

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Description: Seth Thomas Office No. 6 Advertising Clock. 12 in. painted metal dial with black Arabic hour numbers, black spade hands, brass bezel and signed Seth Thomas. brass, 8 day, spring driven, time only movement No. 41, signed with Seth Thomas (S.T.) logo; brass covered pendulum bob with ebony wood stick. In an oak single door case with original black reverse painted lower door glass having gilt advertising lettering for - L.G. Brooks, Paints, Oils and Glass, 814 E. State St. Trenton, NJ, Open Evenings - no losses or inpainting. In good overall condition. 31.5 in. high x 15.5 in. wide x 5.5 in. deep.

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French Silk Thread Bronze Mantle Clock.

Lot 14: French Silk Thread Bronze Mantle Clock.

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Description: French Figural Silk Thread Bronze Mantle Clock. The case depicts the classic winged figure of Amour in a medium dark brown patina, he is standing beside a pedestal, draped with a robe, holding a shield which reads Amour et Gloire (Love & Glory), behind the shield is a helmet with a pair of doves representing the theme of love; has a turned bronze finial over a green marble platform with wreath mounts and a bronze base with turned feet, beautiful dore finish. 4.5 in. Convex porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals and Arabic 15 minute markers, hairline at 12 O'clock and blued open moon hands; early, round, brass, silk thread movement has half hour count wheel strike mechanism with a steel bell. In very good condition with a clean finish, no breaks or repairs, movement is running. 16.5 in. high x 11.5 in. wide x 5 in. deep.

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Herter Bros. & Tiffany Grandfather Clock

Lot 15: Herter Bros. & Tiffany Grandfather Clock

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Description: Herter Bros. & Tiffany & Co. Makers French Walnut Grandfather Clock. 12 in. bronze dial with applied bronze numbers, 2 in. sub seconds dial, fancy swirling brass hands, dial signed Tiffany & Co. Makers. Has a brass, weight driven movement signed Tiffany & Co. Makers 220, rack & snail strike mechanism on 5 coiled gongs, plays a progressive Westminster chime, has silent-strike lever inside the case, the quality movement has a deadbeat escapement and retaining power. 2 brass weights with quality brass pulleys, 2 jar cut glass mercury pendulum. The French walnut case has a scrolling broken arch crest with larger sphere and flame turned finial at the top of a reeded pilaster with hanging garland & drapery, 4 turned finials at the corners, shell carved spandrels with ribbons around the beveled dial glass and arched door in the body with beveled & leaded glass exposing the weights and pendulum, the base has a beveled panel door with figural dolphins at the corners and stands on bun feet; case is signed on the back - Herter Bros & numbered 1869. Original finish and in excellent condition, case made by Herter Bros. & movement by Tiffany & Co. Makers. Has a U-Shaped repair to the glass on one of the pendulum jars at the top edge, the jar does hold the mercury. 98 in. high x 24.5 in. wide x 12.5 in. deep.

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French Baker's Inlaid Wall Clock

Lot 16: French Baker's Inlaid Wall Clock

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Description: French Baker's Inlaid Wall Clock. 9 in. dial on an iron back, has black Roman hour numerals, and fancy brass hands; unusual spring driven movement has an iron frame and an unusual half hour strike mechanism. Serpentine shaped, ebony and grain painted case with glass door, 2 tone wood dial surround inlaid with elegant mother of pearl designs, brass tacks and brass bezel. 24 in. high x 19 in. wide x 5.25 in. deep.

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Chelsea 8 Day Ships Bell Mantle Clock

Lot 17: Chelsea 8 Day Ships Bell Mantle Clock

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Description: Chelsea 8 Day Ships Bell Mantle Clock. Blued open moon hands, silvered 4 in. dial with incised Arabic numerals & minute markers, balance regulator and signed - Shreve, Crump & Low Co. Boston - Chelsea, Ships Bell. Typical Ships Bell brass movement, platform escapement signed and numbered 137095; strikes on a blued coiled gong. Cast bronze case with round tub and hinged door bezel, splayed base and mounted on a walnut back & platform. Not running. 8 in. high x 8.5 in. wide x 4.5 in. deep.

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Seth Thomas City Clock - Omaha

Lot 18: Seth Thomas City Clock - Omaha

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Description: Seth Thomas City Clock - Omaha. 6 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, spade hands; 8 day spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy brass lyre shaped plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, damascene silvered pendulum bob & coiled gong with silvered mounting bracket. Walnut case has spindled gallery top and gilt embellishments on the door; reverse gilt decorated door glass. In original finish. 19 in. high x 11 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas Office Calendar No. 1

Lot 19: Seth Thomas Office Calendar No. 1

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Description: Seth Thomas Office No. 1 Calendar Wall Clock. 12 in. painted dial with Roman hour numerals, marked on the dial - Regulator, blued spade hands, dial is in good condition, has some typical chipping around the screw holes; 14 in. lower calendar dial has 31 date Arabic numbers and exposed original Month and Day cylinders, Patented Feb. 15, 1876. Brass weight driven, 8 day movement has Graham deadbeat escapement, retaining power, steel weight and brass covered pendulum bob, movement is in good running condition and calendar mechanism is in good working order. Large rosewood grain painted case, good finish, remnants of original paper label behind the door. 41.5 in. high.

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Oak Self Winding Clock

Lot 20: Oak Self Winding Clock

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Description: Oak Self Winding Wall Clock. 14 in. painted metal dial with black Arabic hour numbers, black spade hands and open sub seconds dial with exposed Graham deadbeat escapement; quality brass Self Winding movement, brass covered pendulum bob with wood stick and beat indicator. Oak hanging wall case, in good condition, refinished. 27 in. high x 21 in. wide x 7.5 in. deep

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Seth Thomas City Series - Pittsburgh VP

Lot 21: Seth Thomas City Series - Pittsburgh VP

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Pittsburgh VP. 6 in. Painted metal dial with silvered bezel, black Roman hour numerals, spade hands; 8 day spring driven movement No. 6 3/4, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy brass lyre shaped plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, coiled gong strike with coiled mount, fancy pendulum with mirrored, etched and beveled glass bob, brass cover and acorn finials with silvered leafy embellishment. Walnut case with carved top, rosettes on the corners, leaf carved frieze and inverted side corbels. This is an "A" clock, very nice. 25.5 in. high x 15.5 in. wide.

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Welch Eclipse Wall Clock

Lot 22: Welch Eclipse Wall Clock

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Description: E.N. Welch Eclipse Wall Clock. 5 in. paper dial with brass bezel, open center with exposed alarm bit, has black Roman hour numerals and pierced spade hands. Brass movement, spring driven, has count wheel strike mechanism, coiled gong and separate alarm bell with spring. Carved walnut case with arched crest and reverse gilt decorated original door glass; brass pendulum bob with glass insert. Good overall condition with overcoated finish.27 in. high x 14 in. wide.

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3 Pc. French Figural Clock Set

Lot 23: 3 Pc. French Figural Clock Set

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Description: 3 Pc. French Figural Clock Set. 3 in. porcelain dial with Arabic hour numbers and painted center with roses, gilt hands, gilt bezel with beveled door glass; typical round, French brass, spring driven, 8 day movement signed F. Marti, has coiled gong strike. In a fancy, French gilt, white metal case with swirling filigree, maidens head and painted porcelain insert below the dial. With a matching pair of 4 arm side candelabras with inverted pear-shaped porcelain stem and porcelain insert in the base. Gold finish has been redone and clock is in very good, clean & running condition. Clock is 15 in. high x 9 in. wide x 5 in. deep.

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Chelsea, Ball Watch Co. Oak Regulator

Lot 24: Chelsea, Ball Watch Co. Oak Regulator

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Description: Chelsea, Ball Watch Co. Oak Regulator. 14 in. painted metal dial has black Arabic hour numbers and 4 in. sub seconds dial, signed in the center - Ball Watch Co. Cleveland - has black spade hands, some minor chipping to original dial; high quality, brass, weight driven movement, signed Chelsea Clock Co. Boston, numbered 163560, brass pyramidal plates, Graham deadbeat escapement, retaining power, brass pulley, brass pendulum bob with wood stick and brass beat indicator. In an oak case, good overcoated original finish and very good condition; 44 in. high x 20 in. wide.

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Brass, Champleve Clock & Barometer

Lot 25: Brass, Champleve Clock & Barometer

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Description: Brass, Champleve Clock & Barometer. Double dial with timepiece over an aneroid barometer; 2.5 in. dials in brass tubs with Arabic numbers, pierced club hands and champlevé centers, brass handle at the top. Base has 4 champleve columns with brass mounts, pineapple finials on a brass platform. Brass, spring driven, time only movement with platform cylinder escapement. 10 in. high.

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Seth Thomas City Series - Fortress VP

Lot 26: Seth Thomas City Series - Fortress VP

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Fortress VP. 6 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, silvered bezel, black spade hands; 8 day spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy brass lyre shaped plates, count wheel strike mechanism, brass pendulum bob with STC Co medallion in the center, strikes on a silvered bell (silvering is worn from bob & bell). In a carved walnut case having a castle like crest with fortress towers; light colored refinsh. 22 in. high x 13.5 in. wide.

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Derry Mfg. Co. Banjo Clock

Lot 27: Derry Mfg. Co. Banjo Clock

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Description: Derry Mfg. Co. Banjo Clock. 20th Century, has a 7 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, signed Derry Mfg. Co. Derry, N.H. black hands and brass bezel with convex door glass. Typical brass, weight driven, 8 day, time only, banjo clock movement, signed - Derry Mfg. Co. Derry, N.H. - recoil escapement, brass pendulum bob with steel stick, lockdown hardware on weight baffle, lead weight & brass pulley. In a mahogany banjo style case with gilt, rope twist throat & door frames, gilt & fluted lower bracket with acorn teardrop finial, pierced brass side arms, original reverse painted throat glass and reverse painted tablet with 2 ships and center medallion that reads - Hull, gilt brass eagle & ball finial. Some minor flaking to the gilt surface. 41 in. high x 10 in. wide x 4.5 in. deep.

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Guilmet Lighthouse Torsion Pendulum Clock

Lot 28: Guilmet Lighthouse Torsion Pendulum Clock

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Description: Guilmet Lighthouse Torsion Pendulum Clock. The two tone pyramidal bronze case depicts a lighthouse built from bricks on a black marble base. The clock has a torsion pendulum with helical spring spinning behind beveled glass panels in the center of the dome, resembling light. Square plate movement has a Brocot escapement and coiled gong strike, signed GLT Paris and numbered 1094. In good condition, 23 in. high

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Inlaid Rosewood Bakers Clock

Lot 29: Inlaid Rosewood Bakers Clock

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Description: Inlaid Rosewood Bakers Clock. 12 in. reverse painted glass dial with black Roman hour numerals, signed Bordes A Bordeaux, blued arrow hands; brass, spring driven, silk thread movement with coiled gong half hour strike. Rosewood front case has swirling foliage satinwood inlays and a brass bezel. 24 in. high x 24 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas City Series - Newark

Lot 30: Seth Thomas City Series - Newark

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Newark. 6 in. paper dial with black Roman hour numerals, open center with brass alarm indicator disc, spade hands; spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - pierced brass plates, count wheel strike mechanism, brass fancy decorated pendulum bob, coiled gong, separate spring and steel bell for alarm strike. Walnut case with leaf carved crest, fancy scrolls on the sides and splayed base; gilt reverse decorated door glass. 22 in. high x 14 in. wide.

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Waterbury Alton Hanging Wall Clock

Lot 31: Waterbury Alton Hanging Wall Clock

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Description: Waterbury Alton Hanging Wall Clock. 8 in. painted metal dial with brass bezel, black Roman hour numerals, signed - Manufactured by Waterbury Clock Co. U.S.A. has fancy pierced hands; brass spring driven movement, signed Waterbury Clock Co, half hour strike, count wheel strike mechanism & coiled gong, brass covered pendulum bob and wood stick. Carved oak case with scrolling leaf carvings, carved corner pieces, drop crest and turned teardrop finials. Case has an old overcoated finish, missing applied carvings to crest, few chips and scratched to dial. 39 in. high x 16 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas #3 Parlor Calendar

Lot 32: Seth Thomas #3 Parlor Calendar

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Description: Seth Thomas Parlor Calendar No. 3 Double Dial Clock. painted metal dial with 7 in. chapter ring, black Roman hour numerals & signed Seth Thomas, blued spade hands, lower dial with 7 in. painted calendar ring with Arabic 31 date numbers, cut out month & day apertures. 8 day, spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - has pierced brass plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism & brass bell, brass covered pendulum bob; lower calendar mechanism with original brass barrels and paper labels. Calendar and Clock mechanisms are both in good working condition. In a rosewood veneered case with angled crest and rounded bezels around the door glasses. 27 in. high x 13.5 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas City Series - Atlanta

Lot 33: Seth Thomas City Series - Atlanta

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Atlanta. 6 in. painted metal dial with silvered bezel, black Roman hour numerals, blued spade hands; spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy lyre shaped brass plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, damascene silvered pendulum bob, strikes on silvered bell. Rosewood case with square finial top and stenciled gilt embellishments; in good original finish. 19.5 in. high x 12.4 in. wide.

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French Three Graces Annular Clock

Lot 34: French Three Graces Annular Clock

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Description: French Figural Three Graces Annular Clock. White marble base having a fluted pedestal topped with an urn with dore bronze handles & trim, strands of garland and a bronze mounted lid with pineapple finial; standing around the urn are 3 nude female figures (three graces). The 4.5 in. dial consists of 2 porcelain rings, one with black Roman hour numerals and the other with 5 minute Arabic numbers and minute markers with an arrow indicator. The brass movement is in good running condition, having a silvered lever platform escapement and strikes on an internal bell on the half hour. Clock is in very good condition with no breaks or losses to the marble and the figures are in good condition with and original dore finish. 26 in. high x 11 in. x 11 in.

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New Haven Hanging Gallery Clock

Lot 35: New Haven Hanging Gallery Clock

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Description: New Haven Hanging Gallery Clock. The large 16 in. paper dial on zinc back has a 14 in. chapter ring with black Arabic hour numbers, spade hands and is signed New Haven Clock Co. Has a brass, spring driven, time only movement, brass covered pendulum bob with steel stick. In oak, round gallery hanging case having a dark overcoated finish; 22 in. diameter.

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Seth Thomas Mantle Clock - Garfield

Lot 36: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock - Garfield

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Description: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock - Garfield. 8 in. painted metal dial (minor inpainting) with black Roman hour numerals, signed with Seth Thomas logo and reads - Walter Wyatt, Bournemouth; period Seth Thomas hands; 8 day weight driven movement No. 14 3/4, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. - pyramidal brass plates, count wheel strike mechanism, damascene silvered pendulum bob with wood stick, silvered beat indicator, brass weights, coiled gong strike with coiled and silvered mount. Walnut case with stepped gallery top and carved borders. 29.5 in. high x 15.5 in. wide.

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Ansonia Figural Mantle Clock - Newton

Lot 37: Ansonia Figural Mantle Clock - Newton

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Description: Ansonia Figural Mantle Clock - Newton. 5.5 in. sunken porcelain dial with black Roman hour numerals, gilt bezel, beveled door glass, fancy black hands and exposed Brocot escapement with steel pallets; dial signed with Ansonia trademark. Brass, 8 day, spring driven movement No. 6 ¼, signed - Ansonia Clock Co. New York, U.S.A. - strikes on a coiled gong and has brass pendulum bob. In a white metal case, figural top depicts a seated Isaac Newton holding a globe, next to a book stand with inkwell on top; long cast metal base with an ebony finish and figural mount on the front. Finish on the metal is worn in some spots. 15 in. high x 17.5 in. wide.

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Seth Thomas City Series- Oregon

Lot 38: Seth Thomas City Series- Oregon

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Oregon. 6 in. dial with black Roman hour numerals, open center with brass alarm indicator disc, has replaced paper dial over original dial plate, spade hands; spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Plymouth, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy brass lyre shaped plates, count wheel strike mechanism, brass covered & damascene pendulum bob, coiled gong and separate spring and steel bell for alarm strike. Mahogany case with marquetry inlays in the crest, original finish. 19.5 in. high.

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French Industrial Animated Windmill Clock

Lot 39: French Industrial Animated Windmill Clock

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Description: Rare French Industrial Animated Windmill Clock. Conical form, the front is mounted with 4 windmill blades rotating clockwise. The mid-section has a textured surface resembling a stone structure. The front center shows the round silvered 2 in. dial of the timepiece under a aneroid barometer with thermometers on either side. The lower base has a smooth brass finish and is accented with 2 faux windows and a trap door in between, which reveals the wind for the animated mechanism, all over a black marble platform base and weathervane top. In good original condition, 18 in. high x 7 in. dia.

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French Boulle Inlaid Mantle Clock

Lot 40: French Boulle Inlaid Mantle Clock

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Description: French Boulle Inlaid Mantle Clock. Circa 1860. 8 in. fancy gilt brass dial, has a relief decorated center and black Roman hour numerals on white porcelain inserts, incised outer numbers for minutes, dial signed F. Lesage, Paris, has fancy blued hands. Typical square brass, spring driven, 30 day, French movement with Brocot escapement, gilt brass pendulum with maidens head, half hour strike on a steel bell at the top of the case. French boulle case with swirling brass inlays inside & out with fancy gilt bronze mounts & borders, figure of a woman seated beside an egret with book & oil lamp in her hands and large bronze figure of a winged cherub on a globe. In good running condition. 36 in. high x 16 in. wide x 6 in. deep.

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Oak Ansonia Capitol Wall Regulator

Lot 41: Oak Ansonia Capitol Wall Regulator

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Description: Oak Ansonia Capitol Wall Regulator. 8 in. sunken paper dial with brass bezel, black Roman hour numerals, sub seconds bit and repainted black spade hands; 8 day, spring driven, time only movement has polished silvered plates, Graham deadbeat escapement, iron bracket and flanged dial bracket. Polished brass covered pendulum bob and ebony wood stick, silvered brass beat indicator is signed Ansonia Clock co. Oak case has and arched crest with gilt brass maidens head, turned finials, fluted half column turnings on the door and lower bracket with teardrop finials; refinished case has a nice deep brown color and is in very good condition. 54 in. high.

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Seth Thomas City Series - Danville

Lot 42: Seth Thomas City Series - Danville

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Danville. 5 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, open center with brass alarm indicator disc, blued spade hands; 8 day spring driven movement No. 5 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy brass lyre shaped plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, brass covered pendulum bob, coiled gong strike, separate bell and spring mechanism for alarm. Walnut case has a deep mahogany overcoat, leafy carved crest with center rosette and scrolling ends, scroll and steeple embellishments on the sides; reverse gilt decorated door glass, repair to top of crest carving. 22.5 in. high x 13 in. wide.

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French Bronze Silk Thread Mantle Clock

Lot 43: French Bronze Silk Thread Mantle Clock

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Description: French Figural Bronze Silk Thread Mantle Clock. The dore bronze figure of a youthful Amor is seated on a pedestal stealing time; the pedestal has a fluted column draped with a strand of garland containing roses and leaves. The large figure is holding the clock up from a ribbon tied into a bow; has a 4 in. enameled dial signed Monbro Aine - A. Paris. Has a round brass silk thread movement with count wheel strike mechanism and bell; complete with pendulum. 21 in. high.

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Seth Thomas City Series - Peoria

Lot 44: Seth Thomas City Series - Peoria

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - Peoria. 6 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, spade hands; 8 day spring driven movement No. 4 7/8, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy lyre shaped brass plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, fancy gilt brass covered pendulum bob, coiled gong with iron mount. Carved walnut case with incised crest, turned acorn finial and incised, scrolls in the door front; reverse silver decorated door glass. 20.5 in. high x 10.5 in. wide.

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Self Winding Western Union Clock

Lot 45: Self Winding Western Union Clock

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Description: Oak Self Winding No. 29 Western Union Clock. 12 in. painted metal dial (replaced) with black Roman hour numerals, black spade hands, and signed Self Winding Clock Co. New York. Brass Self Winding movement with Graham deadbeat escapement, brass covered pendulum bob and wood stick. In an oak case with carved corner pieces, Western Union Naval Observatory Time label on door and Western Union - Official Time tag in the door, numbers matching the movement 44805. Movement and case are clean and in very good condition and original finish. 21 in. high x 21 in. wide x 6 in. deep

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Evans of Handsworth Detent Fusee Skeleton

Lot 46: Evans of Handsworth Detent Fusee Skeleton

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Description: Evans of Handsworth Detent Fusee Skeleton. 19th Century English Fusee Skeleton Clock by Evans of Handsworth. Has a 6.5 in. silvered chapter ring with incised black Roman hour numerals on shield-shaped tabs, 2.5 in. silvered sub seconds bit at 6 o'clcok and black spade hands. Single fusee movement with maintaining power, good fusee chain, heavy brass pendulum and Pivoted Detent escapement at the back. Fancy pierced brass plates with leafy swirling designs, signed by the retailer Henry Bright of Leamington. On an oval veneered rosewood base with round feet and good glass dome. In very good condition with no breaks or damages, fusee chain is clean and plates have a nice clean polished surface, no breaks or losses to the dome. Dimensions, with dome: in. high x 12.5 in. wide x 7.5 in. deep.

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Chauncey Jerome Mahogany Mantle Clock

Lot 47: Chauncey Jerome Mahogany Mantle Clock

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Description: Chauncey Jerome Mahogany Flat Front Mantle Clock. Painted wood dial has a 7 in. chapter ring with black Roman hour numerals and black painted hands; brass weight driven movement, count wheel hour strike mechanism, iron weights and brass covered pendulum bob. Mahogany case has nice crotched veneer and reverse painted tablet in the door showing - Merchants Exchange, Philadelphia - glass is original with original paint, no inpainting, has some flaking; original finish and good condition. 25 in. high x 17 in. wide.

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Brunier 3 Pc. Crystal Clock Set

Lot 48: Brunier 3 Pc. Crystal Clock Set

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Description: Brunier 3 Pc. Crystal Clock Set. Cut crystal French portico clock has 4 columns with glass base and frieze with dore bronze mounts & capitols; 2.75 in. chapter ring with black Roman hour numerals, engraved dore bronze center and bezel with beveled door glass, blued open moon hands. Round, brass, spring driven movement signed Brunier, has a half hour strike on a silvered bell and brass pendulum bob with eagle top and cut crystal insert. With a matching pair of 3 arm candelabras. In excellent condition with no breaks or repairs, has very light surface roughness at the bases of the candelabras. 11.75 in. high x 6.5 in. wide x 4.5 in. deep.

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Seth Thomas City Series - St. Paul

Lot 49: Seth Thomas City Series - St. Paul

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Description: Seth Thomas City Series - St. Paul. 6 in. painted metal dial with black Roman hour numerals, silvered bezel, spade hands; 8 day spring driven movement No. 6 3/4, signed - S. Thomas, Thomaston, Conn. U.S.A. - fancy brass lyre shaped plates, count wheel half hour strike mechanism, coiled gong strike, fancy pendulum with mirrored, etched and beveled glass bob, brass cover and acorn finials with silvered leafy embellishment. Walnut case has an arched crest with turned side finials and cut corbels. 21 in. high x 15 in. wide.

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Diana Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock

Lot 50: Diana Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock

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Description: Rare Diana Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock. Standing bronze figure of Diana the Huntress, she is wearing a robe and holds a bow with a quiver of arrows at her left side, in her right hand she holds the pendulum. Hanging from 3 chains, under a large 4 spring suspension cluster is a silvered sphere; containing the spring driven movement with a conical platform at the top, teardrop bob hangs in the center and the dial of the sphere and has applied brass Roman hour numerals. The spring inside the movement drives the mystery escapement at the top as the conical bob hanging in the center swings around clockwise. A very rare and unusual clock in very good working condition. 24.5 in. high.

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