07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Renaissance Revival Black Patinated Spelter Three Piece Clock Garniture

$3,555$3,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Renaissance Revival Black Patinated Spelter Three Piece Clock Garniture, late 19th century, the clock with two-train chiming movement with enamel numerals, set into a drum-shaped case, topped by a large figure of a winged demon holding a mallet in one raised hand, and a cymbal in the other, on X-shaped twig stand, on ovoid base with griffon herms to sides, ht. 18, with a pair of candlesticks formed as winged demon musicians, one playing guitar, the other violin, on round base, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

very minor rubbing to patina. some patina loss to clock face. guitar plater candlestick missing the tuning peg end of guitar.
has pendulum. lacking key.

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