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Lenzkirch White Marble Mantel Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Lenzkirch White Marble Mantel Clock, Germany, c. 1880, the white marble case with cast brass latticework across the facade with two cartouches featuring musical themes flanking the porcelain Arabic numeral dial signed by retailer Franz Hiess & Sonne/Wien, the time-only movement marked in part Lenzkirch and the serial number 792675, brass bead work highlights the molding edges while "Love Conquers All" is depicted by a Cupid with bow riding a lioness at the top, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 6, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $600-800


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

Germany, Franz Hiess, Love Conquers All