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Auction: Robert de Balkany Rome & the Côte d'Azur
was auctioned on: 22 March 2017
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A REGENCY GILT-BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY QUARTER-STRIKING MUSIC...

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Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$9,875 - US$14,812
Price realised:  £20,000
ca. US$24,687
Lot number 366, Views: 39

A REGENCY GILT-BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY QUARTER-STRIKING MUSICAL ORGAN CLOCK
THWAITES & REED, CLERKENWELL, LONDON, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A REGENCY GILT-BRASS MOUNTED MAHOGANY QUARTER-STRIKING MUSICAL ORGAN CLOCK THWAITES & REED, CLERKENWELL, LONDON, EARLY 19TH CENTURY The case with turntable base above a later mahogany, brass and gilt-wood mounted pedestal, with three pull stops to the right side for the organ pipes, the 12 in. painted dial signed ' Thwaites & Reed / Clerkenwell / LONDRES', with polychrome floral decoration and tune music selection (SONG / COOLUN / TYROLESE / WALTZ / WALTZ / WALTZ / WALTZ / WALTZ / CONTRADANZA / CO NTRADANZA) and REPITE / SILENCIO flanking the organ selector for ' SILENT / PLAY EACH HOUR / PLAY', the substantial triple chain and fusee movement with anchor escapement and striking the hours on a single bell and the quarters on a nest of eight bells, trip repeat, backplate signed 'Thwaites & Reed / Clerkenwell / LONDON', the substantial chain and fusee organ movement wound from the side and playing through 50 pipes via 12 in. long pinned wooden barrel; pendulum 93 in. (236.2 cm.) high; 30 ½ in. (7.4 cm.) wide; 26 in. (6 cm.) deep

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Robert de Balkany Rome & the Côte d'Azur
Date of the auction: 22 Mar 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
Address: Christie's
London