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French Gilt Figural Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

French Gilt Figural Clock, c. 1890, ornate raised plinth with a young hunter standing next to the clock drum, blue-edged 3-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial with a floral wreath around the center, a similar porcelain panel in the center of the base, unsigned, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement regulated by a pendulum, giltwood platform with an "A" in a box stamped into the bottom side, all on an ebonized base under a glass dome, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Clock will tick and strike but movement should be overhauled. No brakes to spelter case or dome.


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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young hunter