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Continental Gilt and Enameled Figural Boudoir Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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

Description:

Continental Gilt and Enameled Figural Boudoir Clock, France, late 19th century, the oval enameled Roman numeral dial with gilt floral surround and brass hands, rooster finial, opening to the gilt full-plate fusee movement marked Robin Paris, pierced balance cock with diamond endstone and verge escapement, enameled allegorical and classical figures adorn the back and inside of the case held aloft by a Turkish warrior on a raised pillow base with four allegorical vignettes, gilt floral decoration and applied masks, all on four scrolled feet, fitted wooden gold leafed and painted box, ht. of clock 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Rooster is with the lot, but needs reattachment to the top,


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, Robin Paris