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Musical Picture Clock with Movement by F. Nicole

Auction:
2314
Lot:
396
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Musical Picture Clock with Movement by F. Nicole, oil on canvas depicting a country fair with puppeteer's marquee, punchinello and pierrot puppets, a steeple with timepiece amongst trees, an avenue leading to hills on the horizon, the two-train clock movement by Raingo Freres a Paris striking on two gongs and activating three-air cylinder movement, No. 2693, stamped Freres Nicole on the bedplate and F. Nicole on the comb, in giltwood frame with molded relief of flowers, shells and serpents, 33 x 40 in., cylinder 3 in.
Estimate $5,000-8,000

Keywords

Nicole, Paris, oil, Clock, Gong, Puppet, Puppetry