LOT 308 (31844166) Est R5000 to R15000 – A Mid-Victorian Scottish Scroll Frame Brass Skeleton Timepiece

Winning Bid: R5,000.00

Item condition: Used

Description

featuring a mounted skeletonised floriform engraved Roman numeral dial, inscribed with the maker’s name, fitted with blued steel Gothic hands the cast, pierced and reticulated foliate scroll plates, fastened by 5 x double screwed pillars, enclosing an anchor escapement and single train fusee movement , suspending a later compensated bob pendulum with ebonised wooden rod, mounted on a white marble platform base with an affixed lozenge plaque, engraved and inscribed: Presented to Mr James Johnston. By the Teachers in Bridges St. Sabbath School as a token of love for him. As their Superintendent and dated: Montrose 8th Oct 1866, on raised and cast ball feet (43.5 x 25 x 14cm) (With winding key) (Condition report: age wearing, oxidation and imperfections evident, Sold W.A.F.)

Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: MAdamson

Date Bid User Auto
2024-06-19 20:55R5,000.00MAdamson
2024-06-06 20:00Auction started