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Etienne Maxant Champleve and Gilt Bronze Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
172
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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

Description:

Etienne Maxant Champleve and Gilt Bronze Shelf Clock, Paris, c. 1885, the dome top with floral finial, torch-form columns at each corner with flame finials above, champleve front and side panels, 4-in. embossed Roman numeral dial with champleve center marked for retailer Shreve Crump & Low, Boston, all on gilt mushroom feet, eight-day time and strike movement marked with maker's name and location, intrinsic "keys" hidden by the closed bezel pull out to wind the clock and are marked Patented 1879 United States, ht. 19 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Clock winds, ticks and strikes. Some wear to gilding.


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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Etienne Maxant Champleve, Gilt Bronze Shelf Clock, Paris, United States