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Ephraim Downs Stenciled Column and Splat Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Ephraim Downs Stenciled Column and Splat Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1830, mahogany case with stenciled fruit basket splat and floral half-columns, painted wood Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt decoration, lower tablet of a young girl holding a cat, case label inside marked Improved Clocks, Manufactured and Sold by Ephraim Downs, Bristol, Conn., wood, thirty-hour time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 35 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock will tick and strike. Original finish and reverse-painted glasses. Paint loss to tablets. Label in very good condition.


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

Connecticut, Splat Shelf Clock, Ephraim Downs