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Ormolu-mounted Black Marble Portico Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Ormolu-mounted Black Marble Portico Clock, France, c. 1850, scroll top with foliate ormolu mounts supported by four Corinthian columns, cast bezel with ormolu drapery swags hanging below, 4 1/2-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial, pierced gilt hands, eight-day, time and countwheel strike movement stamped 2, 2512, regulated by a grid iron pendulum, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Movement ticks and strikes but in need of overhaul. Lacking bell and suspension spring. Dial chipped between 9 & 10.


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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