Lot 107
  • 107

French

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
21,250 USD
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Description

  • RETAILED BY J.E. CALDWELL, PHILADELPHIA: A BRASS AUTOMATON VERTICAL STEAM BOILER INDUSTRIAL CLOCK
    CIRCA 1890
  • brass
3 ¾ -inch silvered dial, signed for J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, the bell striking movement no. 40007 with Brocot escapement, in a well modelled silvered boiler applied with industrial furniture, the automaton movement driving the flywheel, piston and governor, on a chamfered circular black marble base, with a later ebonized fluted pedestal and a glass dome, three pieces

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, The Joseph M. Meraux Collection of Rare and Unusual Clocks, June 28, 1993, lot 40
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