06-07-2009 06-07-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2460 Boston
June 7, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Rosewood "Parlor No. 1" 30-Day Fusee Shelf Clock by The Atkins Clock Company

$1,185$1,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Rosewood "Parlor No. 1" 30-Day Fusee Shelf Clock by The Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1860, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, transfer decorated tablet on a blue ground, lower door revealing the printed maker's label stating Equalizing Spring Thirty Day Clock, Manufactured by the Atkins Clock Company, Bristol, Connecticut, thirty-day prototype fusee timepiece with Geneva stops, tinned iron wheelwork and strap metal pallets, ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Losses and inpainting on zinc dial, lacking lower looking glass in door, blue background paint on tablet renewed.

Keywords

The Atkins Clock Company, Connecticut, printed maker, metal pallets, blue background paint