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Rosewood Double Steeple Lever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives

Auction:
2431
Lot:
107
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Rosewood Double Steeple Lever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc Roman dial marked Joseph Ives, Bristol, CT, two glazed doors with reverse-painted tablets, printed maker's label inside backboard stating in part Accelerating Brass Timepieces, eight-day time and strike accelerating lever spring movement with leaf springs mounted in the base, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Replaced dial, repainted glasses, maker''s label very dark and almost unreadable, veneer repairs.

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Joseph Ives, Connecticut

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