A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century gilt brass and coromandel 'mortar' timepiece Thomas Cole, No. 1589
Lot 60
A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century gilt brass and coromandel 'mortar' timepiece
Thomas Cole, No. 1589
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 11,000 - 16,000

Fine Clocks

13 Dec 2017, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

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A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century gilt brass and coromandel 'mortar' timepiece Thomas Cole, No. 1589
A fine and rare second quarter of the 19th century gilt brass and coromandel 'mortar' timepiece
Thomas Cole, No. 1589
The gilt brass barrel engraved with a martial trophy group including flags, a wheel, helmet, cannon barrel, musket, sword and cannon balls centered on a drum, mounted on a shaped coromandel base, complete with shaped elevation wedge to set the supposed trajectory of the 2.75 inch silvered dial formed as a cannon ball mounted in the muzzle with painted Roman chapter ring within geometric engraved borders, the eight day spring barrel movement with frosted gilt lever platform escapement to a mono-metalic balance. Height with barrel at lowest elevation 18.5cm (7.25in)
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