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Brass-mounted Alabaster Clock and Garniture Set

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Brass-mounted Alabaster Clock and Garniture Set, Bailey, Banks & Biddle, Philadelphia, c. 1890, flame-top and swag-decorated urn adorning the stepped top plinth, beveled glass panels enclosing the 4-in. Arabic numeral dial with an engine-turned bezel, marked Bailey, Banks & Biddle Philadelphia, flanked by freestanding Corinthian capital columns, stepped molded base on four cast-brass decorated feet, with two four-arm candelabras with central urn and pineapple finials on base, eight-day time and half-hour strike movement, regulated by a floral-decorated center pendulum, clock ht. 19 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

signiture faded on dial.


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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