French Empire Pinwheel Portico Clock

French Empire Pinwheel Portico Clock – LOT 135 Estimate: $3000 – $5000

Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 – French Empire Pinwheel Portico Clock

French Empire Pinwheel Portico Clock. A fantastic birds-eye maple case with 4 turned columns, bronze dore capitols, trim and bezel around the dial, which has a 5 in. porcelain chapter ring with black Roman hour numerals, engraved dore bronze center, open moon hands and sweep seconds hand. Large, round brass movement is signed Rieussec, Hger Du Roi; has a pinwheel escapement, long heavy brass, gridiron pendulum hangs from a knifepoint suspension in the rear of the case. 22.25 in. high x 11.25 in. wide x 6.75 in. deep.

Estimate: $3000 – $5000

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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 French Empire Pinwheel Portico Clock consignments for our upcoming auctions.

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