13th Oct, 2023 12:00

Precision Instruments | Clocks, Musical & Scientific

 
  Lot 631
 

FRENCH GILT METAL AND PORCELAIN CLOCK GARNITURE
LATE 19TH CENTURY

the clock with two train right day movement striking on a bell, the blue celeste dial with Roman numeral chapter markers and retailers mark for OETZMANN & CO. HAMPSTEAD ROAD LONDON, the case sumounted with two putti contemplating a painted porcelain plaque depicting a further putto, flanked by scrolling acanthus detail and further mounted with porcelain plaques, on ebonised plinth base, with a pair of three-branch candelabra garnitures

 

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 £220
Estimated at £200 - £400


Condition Report
Movement winds though will require some attention - stop start ticking and striking mechanism. Condition good to fair. Wear and dust present. Would benefit from good clean. Porcelain panel on one garniture is damaged. Finial on other absent. Chip to VIII on dial. Wear includinggilt rub. No key.

 
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