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New York Mahogany Inlaid Tall Clock

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
728
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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

Description:

New York Mahogany Inlaid Tall Clock, c. 1800, with a swan's neck pediment terminating in applied brass rosettes, freestanding fluted columns flanking the roman numeral painted iron dial with floral-decorated arch, seconds and calendar apertures, inlaid festoon decoration above the serpentine waist door with oval inlay of ebony and satinwood, bold reeded quarter-columns, base with crotch mahogany veneered panel, and circular inlay, all resting on a bracket foot base, eight-day time and hour strike movement with false plate reading Osborne's Manufactory Birmingham, and half-moon cutout plates, two iron weights, and a brass-faced pendulum, ht. 92 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

inlay losses and cracks, feet replaced, hands replaced


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

Decorative arts, Inlay, Manufacturing, Metalworking, Visual arts, Woodworking