07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Small J.E. Caldwell Empire-style Watch-form Wall Clock

$1,185$1,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Small J.E. Caldwell Empire-style Watch-form Wall Clock, late 19th century, with French winding, chiming mechanism with pull repeater, with silvered engine-turned dial in gilt-bronze case with anthemion-milled inner rim, topped by winder and loop, with berry-form repeater pull on chain at base, dia. 4, lg. including loop and repeater 7 in.
Estimate $300-500

movement marked "Made in France", "J.E. CALDWELL & CO PHILADELPHIA" and numbered +7033.
tarnish/metal darkening to silvered dial. minor gilt wear to case. glass front door with two rim chips to interior (each approx 1/4").

Keywords

J.E. CALDWELL & CO, PHILADELPHIA, France, tarnish/metal darkening