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Lepaute Variegated Marble Portico Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Lepaute Variegated Marble Portico Clock, Paris, c. 1850, variegated gray marble case with four columns supporting the stepped cornice, finely detailed ormolu column capitals, cast brass bezel and mushroom feet, 5-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial marked Lepaute a Paris, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement stamped H 59, regulated by a temperature compensated grid iron pendulum with a 4 1/4-in. brass encased ball, ht. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Clock ticks and strikes. Lacking a bell.


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