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Girandole Clock by T. E. Burleigh, Jr.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

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

Description:

Girandole Clock by T. E. Burleigh, Jr., Winchester, Massachusetts, c. 1975, with white painted case, carved eagle finial and lower pedestal, gilded bezel over the painted iron dial signed L. Curtis' Patent, and frames enclosing convex reverse-painted glasses, the waist inscribed L. Curtis Patent, the lower Marriage, eight-day weight powered timepiece movement with pendulum, ht. 47 in.

Note: This "Bride's Model" girandole clock is a quality copy of the period example at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Minor losses on gilded elements, small touch up on dial at winding hole. Case marking "TEB 11".

Keywords

L. Curtis Patent, T. E. Burleigh , Jr., Massachusetts, Winchester, Clocks, Furniture, Girandole, Lighting, Pendulum

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