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Inlaid Mahogany English Longcase Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Inlaid Mahogany English Longcase Clock, c. 1815, gilt-metal peacock finial above the faux pagoda hood with gilt painted floral, and cottage scene, freestanding reeded columns flanking the Arabic numeral painted iron dial with moon's age in arch and pattern spandrels, string banded inlaid upper and lower waist panels, reeded quarter-columns flanking the crossbanded crotch mahogany door, all resting on ogee bracket feet, eight-day time and hour strike mechanism, regulated by a pendulum and two lead weights, ht. 99 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock was purchased from Paul Smith of Ludlow, England in 1963. Repair invoices from K. Crump and John West. Dial signature and numerals faded.


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.

Keywords

gilt-metal peacock finial, Ludlow, United Kingdom, Paul Smith, John West, K. Crump