Decorative Arts Auction

June 14, 2017

LOT 128
Large George III Style Ormolu Mounted Ebonized Bracket Clock, London, 1885
  • Large George III Style Ormolu Mounted Ebonized Bracket Clock, London, 1885
  • Large George III Style Ormolu Mounted Ebonized Bracket Clock, London, 1885

128

Large George III Style Ormolu Mounted Ebonized Bracket Clock, London, 1885

the silvered dial signed Watson & Pelton, Montreal, with chime/silent, fast/slow and Cambridge/8-bells subsidiary dials, fronting a large triple fusée movement chiming on a nest of 8 bells and striking on a gong
28.25" x 18.25" x 12" — 71.8 x 46.4 x 30.5 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $2,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Baron Alfred Moritz Friedrich Baumgarten was co-founder and president of the St. Lawrence Sugar Refinery at Montreal; a director at The Bank of Montreal, life governor of the Montreal General Hospital and Master of Foxhounds for the Montreal Hunt. His home in the city’s Golden Square Mile today is home to the McGill Faculty Club

Provenance:

Presentation plaque: Presented to A. Baumgarten M.F.H., Montreal Hunt by the Farmers of the Counties of Hochelaga and Jacques Cartier on the Occassion of His Marriage, June 30th, 1885

Additional Info:

Department: Decorative Arts
Decorations