11th Apr, 2024 10:00

Precision | Clocks, Musical & Scientific Instruments

 
  Lot 1048
 

REGENCY MAHOGANY BALLOON-SHAPED MANTEL CLOCK
CALEB PITT, DUKE STREET, LONDON, CIRCA 1808

the twin train 8-day double fusee movement signed Pitt, LONDON striking on a bell, the white enamel dial signed PITT, DUKE ST., LONDON, set with Roman numerals, the crossbanded flame mahogany case inlaid with central oval patera, outlined in boxwood, with brass pineapple finial, twin cornucopia to ring handles and ogee bracket feet

72cm high

 

A condition report is offered as an indication of any issues visible to the naked eye. As none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer, buyers must satisfy themselves in respect of condition. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business available on our website.

 

Sold for £1,200
Estimated at £1,000 - £2,000


Condition Report
Recent work by Michael Swift Horologist, and with sticker to interior.
Case generally good, with some splits. Craquelure to dial and some minor chips, though treated/restored. Pendulumn moves freely at time of testing. Looseness to knob on back door. Additional images now available.
Pendulum present and period.

 
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