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Waring and Gillow Gilt Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
153
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Waring and Gillow Gilt Figural Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1870, the porcelain Arabic numeral dial marked Waring & Gillow Ltd./Paris and pierced gilt hands flanked and surmounted by the goddess Dianna and Cupid amidst an array of floral garlands, ribbons and Classical iconography applied to the white alabaster case on reeded cone feet, eight-day time and hour strike, Japy Freres movement with rack strike and pendulum, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

clock is currently running, small chips around slow/fast arbor, gilding in nice old surface.


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

Waring & Gillow Ltd., Paris, Japy Freres