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French Black Forest-style Wall Clock and Barometer

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

French Black Forest-style Wall Clock and Barometer, c. 1880, balustrade-topped entablature supported by pairs of freestanding turned columns flanking the dial, Celsius thermometer and barometer centered below, 8-in. carved wood dial with enameled roman numeral cartouches, pierced brass hands, eight-day, spring-powered, time and strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 36 in.
Estimate $400-600

Clock ticks and strikes. Hairline to porcelain thermometer scale. Case interior reinforced.


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

Barometer, Clocks, Pendulum