E. Howard No. 68 Astronomical Regulator – LOT 95 sold for $277,300.00

E. Howard No. 68 Astronomical Regulator

Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 - E. Howard No. 68 Astronomical Regulator
sold for $277,300.00

E. Howard No. 68 Floor Standing Astronomical Regulator Clock. Silvered 14″ bronze astronomical dial has black incised 5 minute numbers on the chapter ring, 4.5 in. sub seconds dial over a 4.5 in. sub hour dial with pierced trefoil hand, dial signed “E. Howard & Co. Boston Mass.”, walnut bezel; quality brass 8 day 2 weight time only astronomical movement is signed “E. Howard & Co. Boston”, has 4 leg silvered gravity escapement with jeweled pallets on the gravity arms, maintaining power, quality brass side weights with brass pulleys and 4 jar mercurial pendulum numbered 297 – 3380. The large carved walnut case has an arched crest with scrolled seashell over a carved maidens head and raised burled panels, door has carved corbels on either side with raised panels and turned rosettes on the front, silvered beat indicator on a pierced carved riser inside of the case and nice inset burled panels in the base. Clock is in excellent original finish with good original glass on the door & sides, Exceptional color and patina, good original blued hands, dial screws and washers. 105 in. high x 33 in. wide x 17 in. deep.

Estimate: $100000 – $150000

 

AUCTION INFORMATION:
November 23rd, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s)   Saturday, November 23rd
Preview:  Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction:  Saturday, November 23rd at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, November 23rd at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
Contact:  413-448-8922
Email:    info@fontainesauction.com

We are currently accepting E. Howard No. 68 Astronomical Regulator consignments for our upcoming auctions.


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