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John Birge Mahogany Double Steeple Fusee Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

John Birge Mahogany Double Steeple Fusee Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc dial, original Fenn, Bristol painted tablets, maker's label inside backboard stating in part Eight-day Brass Clocks, Made For Sale Wholesale and Retail by John Birge, Bristol, Conn., eight-day time and strike movement stamped Birge and Fuller Bristol, Conn. U.S.A., and detached wood fusees, ht. 26 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Movement ticks and strikes.


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, John Birge, Fuller Bristol, United States