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Joseph Nye Dunning Striking Girandole Wall Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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

Description:

Joseph Nye Dunning Striking Girandole Wall Clock, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1825, the mahogany case with veneered front, wooden bezel over the 7 3/4-in. painted Roman numeral dial, concentric circle hands, carved side ornaments flanking the waist and carved pedestal below, eight-day time and hour striking movement with two lead weights and pendulum, ht. 45 in.

Provenance: Biders Auction; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Illustrated and discussed in Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 16.
Estimate $20,000-40,000

All mahogay veneered panels are original, original weights, pendulum, hands and all carving, movement with no significant replacements or repairs, dial probably gently cleaned and relined many years ago.


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