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French Gimbaled Ball Clock on Stand

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
162
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

French Gimbaled Ball Clock on Stand, c. 1900, the brass dial with painted Arabic numerals and inscribed Guintanay & Co. (?)/Habana, blued spade hands, round French timepiece movement with platform escapement accessed through the rear door, the whole resting in a brass gimbaled mount supported by two cast serpents, on a variegated marble base with four brass pad feet, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Mainspring is broken or unhooked, clock is not functioning.


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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Guintanay & Co.