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Grain-painted Gallery Timepiece

Auction:
2509
Lot:
894
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Grain-painted Gallery Timepiece, Brewster and Ingrahams, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1840, the molded case housing a convex wooden painted dial, eight-day brass spring-driven movement, bird's-eye maple graining over earlier gilt, (imperfections), dia. 19 in.

Provenance: Purportedly from the Warner, New Hampshire, Town Hall.
Estimate $300-500

The molded door has been broken and repaired, with key and pendulum.

Keywords

Gallery Timepiece, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Town Hall, Clock, Graining, Horology, Pendulum

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