Decorative Art Auction, Session 2

December 02, 2010

LOT 335
French Great Exhibition Brass Skeleton Alarm Timepiece, c.1850
  • French Great Exhibition Brass Skeleton Alarm Timepiece, c.1850

335

French Great Exhibition Brass Skeleton Alarm Timepiece, c.1850

the 2 1/4 inch white Roman chapter ring signed Martin Baskett & Martin with central silvered alarm dial, 14 day silk thread suspension movement similarly signed and stamped Ms. Honorables Exp. Paris, Londres, all on oval ebonized base concealing alarm mechanism and under glass dome
domed height 11.25" — 28.6 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $1,800

Provenance:

Property from the private collection of Katrina Wilson, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: Decorative Arts
Decorations