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Thomas Triggs Longcase Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
109
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Thomas Triggs Longcase Clock, London, c. 1730, burl walnut veneered flat-top case with blind frets and engaged columns, composite brass dial with maker's boss reading Thomas Triggs London in the arch, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, seconds bit, recessed date dial against a matted center, and cast brass spandrels, tombstone waist door and two-stage stepped molded base, five-pillar, eight-day time and hour strike movement with anchor escapement, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum, and powered by two iron weights, ht. 89 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

shrinkage and spliting of veneer on bottom panel and waist door, object right hood cove molding off but present.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Thomas Triggs London