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Continental Gilt-framed Picture Automaton Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
202
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:

Continental Gilt-framed Picture Automaton Clock, c. 1860, painting on iron depicting a pastoral scene with brass Roman numeral dial in the church tower, a seated gentleman and lady on a stone well with flowing water automaton, another couple walking and grazing sheep, gilded wooden frame and spring-powered, verge escapement striking movement with separate drive for the stream, ht. 24, lg. 30 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,800-2,200


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