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Large Shaku Dokei or Japanese Lacquered Stick Clock with Stand

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

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

Description:

Large Shaku Dokei or Japanese Lacquered Stick Clock with Stand, 19th century, traditional case with thirteen silvered adjustable hour markers on the time scale, brass movement with floral engraved front plate, turned half-columns at front corners and verge escapement regulated by a short front-mounted pendulum, case decorated with gold maki-e lacquer floral motif, all on a similarly decorated stand to allow use as a floor/table clock, ht. 33 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Wood and lacquer in very good condition.


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.