JAPANESE. A SMALL TRAVELLING CLOCK IN SHITAN CASE, 19TH CENTURY

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Lot №: 97444
Estimate: $5,000 - 5,000
24 May 2018
Sold price
$8 125

Description

• 1 1/2-Inch dial with fixed hand and twelve movable hour plaques, with half markers, set on a rectangular plate engraved with foliate sprays and two apertures for the calendar, the bell striking movement with turned pillars, fusee and chain for the going train with verge and balance escapement, the strike with spring barrel, the backplate engraved with floral sprays and mounted with set-up wheels, decorative count wheel and ratchets cut for Japanese striking, the case with turned columns and finials, surmounted by the bell, raised on a wood stand incorporating the key drawer; with glazed Shitan wood travel with gilt-brass handle

 


height including handle 6 1/2 in. 16.5cm.