07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Italian Baroque Fruitwood Mantel Clock Attributed to Abraham Chavane

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

Description:

Italian Baroque Fruitwood Mantel Clock Attributed to Abraham Chavane, first half 18th century, signed on the back plate of the movement and inscribed Roma, with gilt-bronze lifting handle and stepped bonnet-top above three gilt bronze openwork foliate panels and square dial with steel chapter ring and stippled brass ground with seraphs in the spandrels, single-train movement chiming on two bells and with pull repeater, with stepped base and paneled moldings, ht. 17 1/2, wd. 11, dp. 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Lacking pendulum bob; left side of base re-glued; some minor worming to left side of cornice; feet replaced; case and works appear made together; age typcial additional minor defects.

Keywords

Abraham Chavane, steel chapter ring