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Monumental Oak Wall Clock by Tiffany

Auction:
2502
Lot:
632
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Monumental Oak Wall Clock by Tiffany, New York, circa 1890, free standing columns flanking the glazed door with carved spandrels and beveled glass lower door, 18-in. silvered brass dial with Roman numerals and marked Tiffany & Co., eight-day spring-powered movement with dead-beat escapement and grid-iron pendulum all on a stop fluted carved pedestal, ht. 56, wd. 33, dp. 15 in.

Provenance: Part of the furnishings of Eimer & Amend Apothecary, 49 East 34th Street. Between 1851-1951, this pharmacy filled about 10 million prescriptions with esteemed customers including Peter Cooper, Charles Dana, Cyrus Field, Hamilton Fish, Abram Hewitt, Washington Irving and Samuel Tilden.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

No significant condition issues.

Keywords

Tiffany, Tiffany & Co., Abram Hewitt, Charles Dana, Cyrus Field, Hamilton Fish, Peter Cooper, Samuel Tilden, Washington Irving, Door, Pendulum