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Japanese Combination Lantern Clock and Pillar Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$27,060$22,000

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

Description:

Japanese Combination Lantern Clock and Pillar Clock, 19th century, the verge movement surmounted by a straight-sided bell over the balance wheel within a drum surround, floral engraved dial plate and side doors, dial with adjustable characters on the revolving chapter ring with dual calendar apertures below, fixed steel hand, all mounted on a traditional case of black lacquer with floral inlay of abalone, glazed slide on hood with silvered pierced side sound frets, the trunk with adjustable hour and half-hour plates, time indicated by the fall of the single silver-cased octagonal weight, ht. 55 in.

Note: Please see Japanese Clocks, by N.H.N. Mody, plate 109, for another example of a combination clock.
Estimate $20,000-24,000

Clock is currently running, bell has been repaired,


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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