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Quarter-striking French Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
149
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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

Description:

Quarter-striking French Shelf Clock, c. 1850, with 8-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial, blued steel hands with applied starbursts, brass, spring-powered, time and quarter-striking movement with full quarter and hour pull repeat, silk thread suspension and a pendulum, all on a matte ceramic base depicting mythological angelic figures, lions, and eagles, all resting on a bun foot, inlaid wood base, with a five-panel glass dome and reverse-painted blue and gold star paneled back, clock ht. 22 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Statue has some breaks. Movement is in need of professional attention.


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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