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Ephraim Downes Carved Transitional Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Ephraim Downes Carved Transitional Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1830, carved half-columns and splat, painted wood Roman numeral dial with gilt raised decorations, reverse-painted lower tablet of a stream side scene, printed makers label inside, wood, thirty-hour time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights, all on carved paw feet, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Case refinished, lower tablet original with 50% loss of paint. Click and strike side great wheel drum needs repair or replacement.


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.

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Connecticut