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Hills, Goodrich & Co. Ogee Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Hills, Goodrich & Co. Ogee Shelf Clock, Plainville, Connecticut, c. 1850, mahogany veneered case, gilt columns flanking and floral crest above the 7-in. painted zinc Roman numeral dial, lower transfer and painted tablet of a scene across a river marked Presidents House, eight-day, time and strike, cast iron back plate, movement housed in a brass drum, powered by shaped cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 31 in.

Provenance: Chris Bailey; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Illustrated and discussed in Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 4.

Note: Exhibited at and illustrated in Classic American Clocks, 1990 NAWCC Seminar in Houston, Texas.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Original tablet has some losses. Label has considerable losses.


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

Hills Goodrich & Co., Plainville, Connecticut, Chris Bailey, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton, Houston, Original tablet