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Auction: Auction 05.07.2006
was auctioned on: 5 July 2006
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A very rare French white marble weight driven table regulator

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Estimate: £20,000 - £25,000
ca. US$36,881 - US$46,101
Price realised:  £24,000
ca. US$44,257
Lot number 75, Views: 82

A very rare French white marble weight driven table regulator Brosse. Circa 1820 The silvered Roman dial with blued steel hands and seconds ring at XII, the escapement of detent form interacting with the mercury jar pendulum swinging above the clock on a spring suspension, the motive force from two bronze-patinated ormolu mounted pear-shaped weights suspended from pulleys, the lines passing over pulleys in the marble canopy above and down through the steel columns into the sarcophagus white marble base with reeded ormolu columns and resting on a stepped white marble base 45½in. (115.5cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 05.07.2006
Date of the auction: 5 Jul 2006
Address: Christie's
5 July 2006, London, King Street