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J. & E. Stevens Clown on Globe Mechanical Bank

Auction:
2345
Lot:
935
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

J. & E. Stevens Clown on Globe Mechanical Bank, patent pending, 4284550, cast-iron acrobatic clown with red costume and yellow ruff, performing hand-stand on whirling blue clockwork globe, clown seated ht. 9, in hand-stand 11 in., (minor chips). See color plate p.

Provenance: By family descent.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Globe Mechanical Bank, E. Stevens Clown, Clown, Clowning, Theatre