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French Champleve Hour-repeating Carriage Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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

Description:

French Champleve Hour-repeating Carriage Clock, France, c. 1890, the brass and beveled glass case with champleve handle, top, columns and lower frieze, matte gilt dial with phoenixes flanking the Arabic numeral alarm dial, eight-day time, strike, and alarm movement with hour repeat on demand, regulated by a silvered platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Clock needs overhaul, not running.


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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