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Mahogany Girandole Timepiece

Auction:
2502
Lot:
654
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

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

Description:

Mahogany Girandole Timepiece, New England, 20th century, with gilded rope molded frames enclosing reverse-paintings on glass, the lower depicting and marked Commerce, the waist glass marked L. Curtis, Concord, painted iron dial with Roman numerals, eight-day time-only movement with pendulum and lead weight, ht. 44 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Movement and weight are 19th century, case skillfully made of old wood, a good decorative piece.

Keywords

New England, Clocks, Furniture, Girandole, Horology, Lighting, Pendulum