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Miniature Tortoiseshell and Silver Carriage Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
176
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Miniature Tortoiseshell and Silver Carriage Clock, France, c. 1880, the shell case with silver corners, reeded feet, and folding carrying handle encloses the 1-in. Arabic numeral dial with engraved brass center and blued spade hands, the rear door opens to the French spring-powered movement marked French Movement which carries a platform escapement, ht. with handle down 4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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

France, French Movement