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"John Bull" Figural Painted Cast Iron Blinking Eye Novelty Clock

Auction:
2431
Lot:
887
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

"John Bull" Figural Painted Cast Iron Blinking Eye Novelty Clock, T. Kennedy, America, late 19th century, the base with embossed maker's mark "T. Kennedy Patent Applied For 1856," with key, (paint losses, scattered retouch), ht. 16, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 6 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Retouch to spots of paint loss on face and hands, most of the paint i worn off his hat and the back of his jacket.

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John Bull, embossed maker

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