07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Biedermeier Ebonized, Parcel-gilt, Mirror, and Onyx-mounted Mantel Clock

$326$275
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Biedermeier Ebonized, Parcel-gilt, Mirror, and Onyx-mounted Mantel Clock, mid 19th century, the two-train, half-striking movement topped by a giltwood eagle and flanked by giltwood addorsed dolphins, on temple-form case with four white onyx columns/pilasters in front of a mirrored gallery, rectangular base with slight serpentine front, ht. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

dolphins with cracking, and one off, but present. eagle with a repaired wing. chipping to giltwood. loss to piece of gilt trim at mirror section. one onyx pilaster with hairline. lacking rear door behind movement. needs a cleaning. not guaranteed to be in working order.