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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine

Lot 0094 Details

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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock. Tri-tone bronze and rouge marble case in the form of a steam pump engine with piston in the center front driven by the large flywheel and governor assembly at the top with pierced baluster gallery having acorn finials, pierced corbels, 4 round columns and square marble columns; the body of the case has an incised brick design with 2.5 in. silvered dial aneroid barometer on the left, 2.5 in. silvered time dial to the right with thermometers in between. Has a brass 8 day spring driven movement with platform lever escapement and strikes on a coiled gong. In working condition, missing keys, has a nice gilt, silvered & brown patinated. 16.5 in. high x 14.75 in. wide x 8.5 in. deep.
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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000
May 17, 2014
Starting Price $7,500
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0094: French Industrial Animated Steam Engine

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Est. $15,000 - $25,000Starting Price $7,500
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Sat, May 17, 2014 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0094 Details

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French Industrial Animated Steam Engine Clock. Tri-tone bronze and rouge marble case in the form of a steam pump engine with piston in the center front driven by the large flywheel and governor assembly at the top with pierced baluster gallery having acorn finials, pierced corbels, 4 round columns and square marble columns; the body of the case has an incised brick design with 2.5 in. silvered dial aneroid barometer on the left, 2.5 in. silvered time dial to the right with thermometers in between. Has a brass 8 day spring driven movement with platform lever escapement and strikes on a coiled gong. In working condition, missing keys, has a nice gilt, silvered & brown patinated. 16.5 in. high x 14.75 in. wide x 8.5 in. deep.

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