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Gothic Burl Clock and Writing Box Base

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Gothic Burl Clock and Writing Box Base, late 19th century, Gothic-form clock of burl and ebonized wood, side storage compartments and drawers below, 4 1/2-in. Roman numeral dial, Waterbury eight-day time and strike movement, and a pendulum, mounted to a burl fold-top writing desk with floral and bird inlay which opens to the leather writing surface, storage tray and brass top inkwell, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock complete but in need of overhaul. Some age consistant veneer cracks.


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