English Mahogany Grandfather Clock

English Mahogany Grandfather Clock – LOT 263 Estimate: $700 – $900

Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 – English Mahogany Grandfather Clock

English Mahogany Grandfather Clock. Large painted metal dial has a 13 in. chapter ring with black Roman hour numerals, floral painted corner spandrels and country scenic painted arch, has a sub seconds dial over a 31 date sub calendar dial and fancy pierced and engraved gilt hands; signed Robert Wigan, Colne (circa 1820-1830). Brass 8 day weight driven movement has a recoil escapement, one hour rack strike mechanism with drop hammer strike on a steel bell at the top of the movement, brass pulleys and 2 iron weights, brass covered pendulum bob with steel rod. In an English mahogany case with broken arched pediment crest having gilt brass rosettes, eagle and sphere finial, turned corner columns on the bonnet, inset & carved panels in the door and base with turned quarter corner columns. In good condition, has an overcoated finish, nice flame mahogany veneer, a few seam cracks in the veneer but clock is overall very nice. 97 in. high x 12 in. wide x 28 in. deep.

Estimate: $700 – $900

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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 English Mahogany Grandfather Clock consignments for our upcoming auctions.

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