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Antique & Fine Arts Auction

March 25, 2017

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Antique & Fine Arts Auction

May 27, 2017

This auction will feature over 400 items to include a Fine Clock Collection, Watches, Music Boxes, Tiffany Lighting, Exceptional Furniture, Paintings, Bronzes, Jewelry, Fine Silver & Accessories.

Consignments Are Now Being Accepted For This Auction

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Lot 118: Rare 18th c. English Automaton Pagoda Clock For The Chinese Qing Imperial Court

This exceptional English timepiece made for the Chinese market has 5 painted metal dials on the front and 2 sides with black Roman hour numerals, pierced brass hands and sweep seconds hand on the front; quality brass double fusee spring driven movement, verge escapement, complicated side brackets with gear train for the left and right dials, quarter hour rack and snail strike mechanism which strikes the quarters on 2 steel bells and also strikes the hour. Bronze case in the form of a Chinese pagoda with chamfered corners having leafy corbels, paste set jewels highlight the floral spandrels, around the dial bezels and around the gallery above; the top portion of the pagoda has 9 tiers with pierced banister galleries, pearl studded roof tops and hanging bells at the corners; the pagoda tiers animate every 2 hours, expanding and contracting in an accordion manner while the famous Chinese folk song Mo Li Hua plays, also corresponding to the 12 Chinese zodiac time system. Contains a second brass fusee mechanism which controls the animated tiers and also plays the music. 50 tall with pagoda fully raised and 41 after declined, base measures 18-3/4 by 18-3/4. Estimated: $800,000 – $1,200,000 Read full description…

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