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Mahogany "Harp Pattern" or Lyre Clock

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2804M
Lot:
12
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany "Harp Pattern" or Lyre Clock, unsigned, Massachusetts, c. 1830, the lyre-form case with flat frames enclosing mahogany veneered front and lower hinged box door, turned wooden bezel over the painted iron Roman numeral dial and moon hands, eight-day, time-only movement with "ears" for movement attachment, iron weight and pendulum, ht. 38 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Illustrated in Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 16, and Classic American Clocks, p. 7.
Estimate $2,500-4,500

Replacement acorn finial, minor scratches on the dial.


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

Massachusetts, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton