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Mahogany Dutch Hood Wall Clock with Automata

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
192
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Mahogany Dutch Hood Wall Clock with Automata, c. 1790, dome-top mahogany case, glazed arched dial door with ebonized half-columns attached, composite brass Roman numeral dial marked J.M. Weijgel, Amsterdam, with the ticking of the clock the angel Gabriel flies back and forth above the moon's age dial in the arch, brass, one-day, time, strike, and alarm movement powered by two weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 49 in.
Estimate $400-600

No pendulum or weight with the clock. Case needs some restoration.


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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Amsterdam