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Gilt and Porcelain Paneled Mantel Clock

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
675
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Gilt and Porcelain Paneled Mantel Clock, Japy Freres, France, c. 1890, pineapple-topped urn finial with traveling garlands atop the dome top with a porcelain panel depicting a cornucopia of musical instruments, blue roman numeral porcelain dial with a putti at the center flanked by two flame finials, and resting on a stepped base with floral-decorated panels, giltwood pedestal and ebonized dome stand, eight-day time and strike, spring-powered movement, ht. 17 in. with pedestal.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

overall very nice condition, small chip around one of the winding holes other than that no chips, each panel appears to be signed, lacking dome.


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

Japan, Communication design, Eisen, Japanese printmakers, Keisai Eisen, Printmaking, Visual arts