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Smith and Goodrich Wall Acorn Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
39
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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

Description:

Smith and Goodrich Wall Acorn Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, the stylized mahogany veneered case with ebonized and glazed dial door over the painted zinc Roman numeral dial signed Smith & Goodrich/Bristol, CT. U.S. and moon hands, the lower with reverse-painting on glass depicting an exotic lake with primitive buildings on the shore, inside a green dust cover and business card of a Lowell, Massachusetts, repairman, thirty-hour time and strike movement with attached fusees, ht. 28 1/4 in.

Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 10.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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

Goodrich, Connecticut, United States, Massachusetts, Lowell, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton