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F. Berthoud Gilt Bronze and Porcelain Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

F. Berthoud Gilt Bronze and Porcelain Figural Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1860, the Roman numeral porcelain dial marked Fd. Berthoud a Paris with pierced gilt hands set within a truncated classical porcelain column festooned with floral and ribbon garlands and flanked by a standing woman figure holding a commemorative plaque and child playing with a puppy, the raised marble base with applied decoration in the frieze framed by beadwork, eight-day time and strike movement with silvered platform escapement and marked CR and EM, ht. 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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.

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