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Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Shelf Clock

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
1395
Sold for:
$444$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Shelf Clock, Ephraim Downs, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1825, the double cornucopia-carved cresting above the white-painted and gilt wooden dial, with thirty-hour wooden weight-driven movement and alarm mechanism, with sailing vessel on eglomise tablet below, flanked by acanthus- and foliate-carved engaged columns, ht. 32 1/2, wd. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

tablet replaced.

Keywords

Ephraim Downs, Connecticut, Acanthus, Clockmakers, Mahogany

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