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Louis XVI-style Gilt and Porcelain Shelf Clock

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
678
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Louis XVI-style Gilt and Porcelain Shelf Clock, France, c. 1890, gilt-metal case topped by a porcelain finial over the roman numeral dial, lower porcelain panel with a pair of putti, floral swag side ornaments, all on scroll feet, eight-day time and strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Louis XVI, Aesthetics, Design, Mantel clock, Scroll, Visual arts, France