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Rosewood and Gilt Column Shelf Clock

Auction:
2431
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$415$350

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

Description:

Rosewood and Gilt Column Shelf Clock, Connecticut, c. 1870, the unmarked clock with paper on zinc dial, lower transfer decorated tablet of two roses all flanked by gold-leafed half columns, eight-day time and strike spring powered movement with countwheel strike and pendulum, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $300-400

Paper dial is a replacement, some losses on tablet, old surface and original gilding.

Keywords

Connecticut, Clocks, Gilding, Gold, Metalworking, Pendulum

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