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Elaborately Inlaid Mahogany Chime Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Elaborately Inlaid Mahogany Chime Clock, America, c. 1900, pagoda-top hood over the freestanding, stop-fluted, cast brass Corinthian columns, fabric-backed pierced side sound frets, composite brass dial with raised Arabic numerals, silvered chapter ring, silvered seconds dial within the engraved center, cast brass spandrels, Chime/Silent and Whittington/Cambridge Chimes subsidiary dials in the arch, fully inlaid floral and ribbon, crossbanded waist door flanked by brass stop-fluted quarter-columns with cast brass acanthus leaf capitals, inset paneled lower section with shell inlaid ovolo corners, inlaid classical urn and floral decoration, the base with scroll feet and scroll apron, eight-day, brass, three-train, weight-powered, quarter-chiming on eight bells movement, powered by three brass-cased weights and regulated by cylindrical lead pendulum bob, ht. 109 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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