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Gilt Empire Mirror Clock by Samuel Abbott

Auction:
2502
Lot:
651
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

Gilt Empire Mirror Clock by Samuel Abbott, Boston, c 1840, with turned half columns, reverse-painted tablet over the painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed Saml. Abbott, Boston, looking glass, eight-day "grand piano" timepiece with "Abbott-type" iron weight with wire guides, pendulum and remains of printed maker's label on backboard, ht. 33 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Dial repainted, painted tablet an old repaint.

Keywords

Samuel Abbott, Clocks, Horology, Pendulum