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French Brass and Enamel Art Nouveau Travel Clock

Auction:
2975B
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

French Brass and Enamel Art Nouveau Travel Clock, early 20th century, polychrome case decorated with irises surrounding a roman numeral dial, framed by carved vinework with maiden and serpent motif, on curvate scrolled feet, ht. 4, wd. 3 1/4, dp. 1 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

Mechanism not guaranteed to be in working order; age-typical signs of wear including rubbing to brass and enamel. Fine horizontal hairline in enamel to the left of the face. Legs are bent.


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

Art Nouveau, Arts, Decorative arts, Dragons, Modern art, Mythology, Serpent, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel

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