Premium pages left without account:

Auction archive: Lot number 74

A fine Victorian mahogany longcase regulator Kendal and Dent, London, circa 1870 …

Auction 20.09.2016
20 Sep 2016
Estimate
£10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$13,157 - US$19,735
Price realised:
£13,000
ca. US$17,104
Auction archive: Lot number 74

A fine Victorian mahogany longcase regulator Kendal and Dent, London, circa 1870 …

Auction 20.09.2016
20 Sep 2016
Estimate
£10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$13,157 - US$19,735
Price realised:
£13,000
ca. US$17,104
Beschreibung:

A fine Victorian mahogany longcase regulator Kendal and Dent, London, circa 1870 The massive eight-day six double-screwed columnar pillar movement with plates measuring 10.5 by 9.5 inches enclosing wheel train with high pinion count, six spoke wheel crossings, jewelled endstones for the pallet arbor and escapewheel rear pivot and screw depth adjustment for all other pivots terminating at the plates, with Harrison’s maintaining power and deadbeat escapement incorporating jewelled pallets regulated by mercury jar compensated seconds pendulum with fine beat adjustment to crutch, the 13.5 inch circular silvered brass dial with subsidiary seconds over Roman numeral hour dials and signed KENDAL & DENT, 106. CHEAPSIDE. LONDON., WATCHMAKERS TO, THE ADMIRALTY. to centre within outer Arabic minute track and canted silvered bezel, the movement and dial supported on a substantial cast brass bracket screwed to the case backboard and incorporating wide-jaw pendulum suspension, the arched mahogany case with curved inspection hatch to the apex of the top and double locks to the full width bevel-glazed door, on plinth base with complex top mouldings, applied panel outline to front and moulded skirt, 198cm (78ins) high. The partnership between James Francis Kendal and John Gilder Dent is recorded in Loomes, Brian Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, Volume 2 as working from 106 Cheapside, London from 1881 until around 1927. They were well known watch retailers and jewellers who are listed in trade directories as watchmakers for 1882, 1891, 1899, 1902, 1910 and 1915. In 1892 Kendal published a History of Watches and Other Timepieces.

Auction archive: Lot number 74
Auction:
Datum:
20 Sep 2016
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

A fine Victorian mahogany longcase regulator Kendal and Dent, London, circa 1870 The massive eight-day six double-screwed columnar pillar movement with plates measuring 10.5 by 9.5 inches enclosing wheel train with high pinion count, six spoke wheel crossings, jewelled endstones for the pallet arbor and escapewheel rear pivot and screw depth adjustment for all other pivots terminating at the plates, with Harrison’s maintaining power and deadbeat escapement incorporating jewelled pallets regulated by mercury jar compensated seconds pendulum with fine beat adjustment to crutch, the 13.5 inch circular silvered brass dial with subsidiary seconds over Roman numeral hour dials and signed KENDAL & DENT, 106. CHEAPSIDE. LONDON., WATCHMAKERS TO, THE ADMIRALTY. to centre within outer Arabic minute track and canted silvered bezel, the movement and dial supported on a substantial cast brass bracket screwed to the case backboard and incorporating wide-jaw pendulum suspension, the arched mahogany case with curved inspection hatch to the apex of the top and double locks to the full width bevel-glazed door, on plinth base with complex top mouldings, applied panel outline to front and moulded skirt, 198cm (78ins) high. The partnership between James Francis Kendal and John Gilder Dent is recorded in Loomes, Brian Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, Volume 2 as working from 106 Cheapside, London from 1881 until around 1927. They were well known watch retailers and jewellers who are listed in trade directories as watchmakers for 1882, 1891, 1899, 1902, 1910 and 1915. In 1892 Kendal published a History of Watches and Other Timepieces.

Auction archive: Lot number 74
Auction:
Datum:
20 Sep 2016
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Try LotSearch

Try LotSearch and its premium features for 7 days - without any costs!

  • Search lots and bid
  • Price database and artist analysis
  • Alerts for your searches
Create an alert now!

Be notified automatically about new items in upcoming auctions.

Create an alert