Clocks, Watches and Wristwatches

Sotheby's
Amsterdam

Date of the auction: 12.12.2006 - 13.12.2006

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A large French Napoleon III gilt bronze 'Sevres' mounted sculptural mantel...

A large French Napoleon III gilt bronze 'Sevres' mounted sculptural mantel clock, circa 1870 13-cm enamel dial with blue Roman numerals and foliate pierced hands, countwheel bell striking movement marked R.G. and Marti & Cie, gilt bronze case surmounted by a group of three putti and a goat in a

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A good French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, Cleret Elève de Robin...

A good French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, Cleret Elève de Robin, circa 1829 9-cm enamel dial reverse marked Fevrier 1829 with Roman numerals signed Cleret Elève de Robin and Breguet hands, countwheel bell striking anchor movement marked CL 1812 lacking silk suspended pendulum, ormolu case

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,500

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An attractive French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1800

An attractive French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1800 8-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals, minute hand lacking, countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, ormolu case surmounted by the seated figure of Cupid in front of a classical gate, a lyre and a

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €2,000 - €2,500

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis XVI-style ormolu bronze and marble sculptural mantel clock...

A French Louis XVI-style ormolu bronze and marble sculptural mantel clock, circa 1850 11-cm enamel dial with Blue Roman numerals signed Fabrège Montpellier, countwheel bell striking anchor movement, ormolu case surmounted by a large urn with trailing garlands flanked by two bronze putti, break front

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Directoire ormolu and marble portico mantel clock, late 18th century

A French Directoire ormolu and marble portico mantel clock, late 18th century 11-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed V La Croix A Paris and gilt engraved hands, flat bottomed countwheel bell striking anchor movement with sunburst pendulum, white marble case with pegasus mounts supported by

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €1,250 - €1,750

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis Philippe bronze and ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1840

A French Louis Philippe bronze and ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1840 7-cm silvered dial rubbed numerals and Breguet hands, countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, bronze rockwork case surmounted by the ormolu figure of Cupid leaning on an anchor, base with

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €1,250 - €1,750

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis XVI marble and gilt bronze portico mantel clock garniture...

A French Louis XVI marble and gilt bronze portico mantel clock garniture, circa 1900 9.5-cm enamel flower garland dial with Arabic numerals signed Cabanon Montpellier, foliate gilt hands, countwheel bell striking anchor Japy movement, case surmounted by a gilt mounted marble urn, supported by two

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €1,250 - €1,750

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis Philippe polychrome porcelain mantel clock garniture, mid...

A French Louis Philippe polychrome porcelain mantel clock garniture, mid 19th century 8-cm enamel dial signed Boulanger A Chalons s/M and Breguet hands, countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, shaped porcelain case surmounted by a flower urn, throughout decorated with

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €1,250 - €1,750

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An Irish brass ship's wall timepiece, S.D. Neill, Belfast, first quarter...

An Irish brass ship's wall timepiece, S.D. Neill, Belfast, first quarter 20th century 17.5-cm earthenware dial with Roman numerals signed S.D. Neill, Ltd. Belfast, lever for fast/slow above XII, fusee and chain movement with ratchet tooth lever escapement, screwed down plates marked MXH E 14122 and

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €1,250 - €1,750

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A large and attractive French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1800

A large and attractive French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1800 9.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Pienot père à Paris, Breguet hand, countwheel bell striking movement with pinwheel escapement and silk suspended pendulum, moulded stepped case with trophy mount surmounted

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An English ebonized brass mounted repeating table clock, circa 1820

An English ebonized brass mounted repeating table clock, circa 1820 replaced 18-cm painted dial with Roman numerals, possibly associated fusee anchor movement with shouldered and footed plates, trip repeating hour striking on a bell, ebonized case with moulded stepped top, brass handles above scale

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €1,250 - €1,720

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An attractive French Louis XV-style gilt bronze cartel clock, Planchon...

An attractive French Louis XV-style gilt bronze cartel clock, Planchon, last quarter 19th century 18-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Planchon A Paris and foliate pierced and engraved gilt hands, similarly signed countwheel bell striking anchor movement with sunburst pendulum, elaborate

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Charles X ormolu and bronze automaton mantel clock, circa 1830

A French Charles X ormolu and bronze automaton mantel clock, circa 1830 8-cm silvered dial with Roman numerals and Breguet hands, elaborate ormolu leaf and swan bezel, countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, arched bronze case with a classical fountain below, a glass

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A large and attractive French Napoleon III gilt and bronze sculptural...

A large and attractive French Napoleon III gilt and bronze sculptural mantel clock garniture, circa 1850 10.5-cm enamel dial with blue Roman numerals, foliate pierced gilt hands, countwheel bell striking Japy frès. movement with Brocot escapement, gilt bronze break arch case surmounted by an

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €10,000 - €14,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A large French Louis XV-style gilt bronze sculptural mantel clock, circa 1900

A large French Louis XV-style gilt bronze sculptural mantel clock, circa 1900 16.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals and foliate pierced hands, rack bell striking Marti movement with Brocot escapement, shaped gilt bronze case surmounted by a putto on a scroll, supported by scrolling leaves

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An imposing French Napoleon III gilt bronze sculptural cartel clock, circa 1860

An imposing French Napoleon III gilt bronze sculptural cartel clock, circa 1860 22-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals, bearing the signature Martinot A Paris, foliate pierced and engraved gilt hands, countwheel bell striking Vincenti movement with Brocot escapement, elaborate gilt bronze shaped case

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €3,500 - €5,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A large French Louis XIV-style gilt bronze mantel clock, circa 1870

A large French Louis XIV-style gilt bronze mantel clock, circa 1870 15-cm gilt relief dial with blue Roman cartouche numerals, foliate pierced centre, rack bell striking movement marked Chles MT 8991 with Brocot escapement, elaborate gilt bronze case surmounted by a pierced urn with bird handles

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A German mahogany two-day chronometer, GUB 10241, circa 1968

A German mahogany two-day chronometer, GUB 10241, circa 1968 9.5-cm engraved silvered dial with Roman numerals signed Glashütte 10241, subsidiaries for up/down and seconds, gilt hands, fusee movement signed GUB Glashütte SA 241 with spotted plates and maintaining power, detent escapement with

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An English mahogany brass inlaid chronometer, James Morton, circa 1880

An English mahogany brass inlaid chronometer, James Morton, circa 1880 10.5-cm engraved silvered dial with Roman numerals signed James Morton Sunderland & South Shields 522, silvered hands, subsidiaries for up/down and seconds, fusee and chain movement with spotted plates and maintaining power

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €2,000 - €2,500

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An English brass mounted mahogany quarter chiming table clock, circa 1898

An English brass mounted mahogany quarter chiming table clock, circa 1898 18.5-cm foliate engraved gilt brass dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and subsidiaries for Chime/Silent and Chime on 8 bells/ Cambridge Chimes above, silvered plaque reading Presented to George A. Bassett, 3rd

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An English brass mounted ebonized bells and gongs chiming table clock, late...

An English brass mounted ebonized bells and gongs chiming table clock, late 19th century 18-cm engraved silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, matted brass dial with shell spandrels and subsidiaries for fast/slow and chime on eight bells/Westminster on gongs, lever for silent/chime outside III

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €1,300 - €1,800

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An attractive small South Netherlandish provincial 'Sedan' brass lantern...

An attractive small South Netherlandish provincial 'Sedan' brass lantern clock, last quarter 18th century 5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals, pierced hands, strip frame movement with anchor escapement lacking silk suspended pendulum, countwheel striking on a bell, case surmounted by five finials

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A large French Charles X gilt and patinated bronze marble sculptural mantel...

A large French Charles X gilt and patinated bronze marble sculptural mantel clock, circa 1830 9-cm gilt dial with Roman numerals and relief centre, Breguet hands, countwheel bell striking anchor movement lacking silk suspended pendulum, marble case with pierced gilt mounts surmounted by a well cast

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €7,000 - €10,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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An interesting Italian Empire ormolu and silvered quarter striking mantel...

An interesting Italian Empire ormolu and silvered quarter striking mantel clock, dated 1824 13.5-cm ormolu dial with cartouche Roman numerals alternating with silvered signs of the Zodiac, finely cast centre showing Amor and Psyche on clouds, Breguet hands, substantial movement signed CL 1824

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €2,500 - €4,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1800

A French Empire ormolu sculptural mantel clock, circa 1800 10.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Duflos à Paris, pierced gilt hands, flat bottomed countwheel bell striking anchor movement, silk suspended pendulum with wreath and arrow bob, ormolu canted case on arched support surmounted by

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis XVI-style gilt bronze mounted biscuit sculptural mantel...

A French Louis XVI-style gilt bronze mounted biscuit sculptural mantel clock, third quarter 19th century, movement 18th century 11-cm enamel dial with Arabic numeral signed Le Jeune à Paris gilt and engraved fleur-de-lis hands, countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A large French Charles X bronze and Siena marble sculptural mantel clock...

A large French Charles X bronze and Siena marble sculptural mantel clock, circa 1830 10-cm gilt dial with Roman numerals and patinated centre, gilt Breguet hands, bezel with signs of the zodiac, countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum marked for Pons, Siena marble case

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis XV-style gilt bronze mounted bracket clock, mid 19th century

A French Louis XV-style gilt bronze mounted bracket clock, mid 19th century 27-cm gilt bronze dial with cartouche Roman numerals and foliate pierced hands, trip repeating rack bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, waisted veneered case surmounted by gilt leaves and a dove

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €1,800 - €2,400

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis XIV boulle ormolu mounted inlaid bracket clock, Du Pre...

A French Louis XIV boulle ormolu mounted inlaid bracket clock, Du Pre, early 18th century 24.5-cm ormolu relief dial with blue cartouche Roman numerals, shaped steel hands, verge movement with baluster pillars signed Du Pre A Paris with silk suspended pendulum and outer countwheel striking on a

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006

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A French Louis XV ormolu mounted vernis martin quarter repeating bracket...

A French Louis XV ormolu mounted vernis martin quarter repeating bracket clock, Louis Châlons, circa 1740 30-cm thirteen-piece enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Louis Châlons A Paris, foliate pierced and engraved hands, movement converted to anchor escapement and countwheel striking, pull wind

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €1,400 - €1,800

Date: 12 Dec 2006 - 13 Dec 2006