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Mahogany "Harp Pattern" or Lyre Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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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, Massachusetts, c. 1825, "true" lyre-form case with carved finial, brass bezel over the painted iron Roman numeral dial, lyre midsection with mahogany veneered panel set into the frame, pillow molding caps the veneered pedestal, eight-day, time-only movement with iron weight and pendulum, ht. 38 in.

Provenance: Tom Grimshaw; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Illustrated in Classic American Clocks, p 7.

Exhibitions: 1990 NAWCC Seminar, Houston, Texas.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Mahogany veneered panel in mid section and finial are a replacements.


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, Tom Grimshaw, Houston