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French Gilt and Marble Statuary Mantel Clock

Auction:
2981T
Lot:
1856
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2981T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

French Gilt and Marble Statuary Mantel Clock, late 19th century, two game birds with rose and floral drapery running down the sides of the globular clock case, applied roman numerals, acanthus leaf-decorated cove lower section with two torches at center, all resting on a white fluted marble base, eight-day time and countwheel strike mechanism, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

lacking pendulum, and minute hand, case is brass and whit metal


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

Acanthus, Aesthetics, Design, Mantel clock, Visual arts

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