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Gilt "Frame" Clock with Calendar by Imbert

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
140
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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

Description:

Gilt "Frame" Clock with Calendar by Imbert, Paris, c. 1790, the Arabic numeral dial marked Imbert a Paris with red outer Arabic numeral date dial, pierced gilt hands and blued steel barbed calendar hand surmounted by an eagle gripping a floral garland and enclosed by a bead and engine-turned dial surround, eight-day time, strike and calendar brass movement with count wheel bell strike, silk thread suspension and sun burst pendulum bob, all supported by an inverted "U" gilt frame with engine turned and bead decoration rising above the four decorated cone feet, white marble floor and applied rope edges, the back frame of identical shape and decoration joins the front with bold twist columns and matching decoration, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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

Paris, steel barbed calendar hand