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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
May 4, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Mahogany "Brooklyn" Lever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 04, 2013 10:00AM


Mahogany "Brooklyn" Lever Spring Shelf Clock by Joseph Ives, New York, c. 1830, with 10 1/2-in. paper-on-wood Roman numeral dial signed Joseph Ives, New York, brass bezel, pressed brass rosettes supporting the head section, lower box with printed label stating in part Manufactured by Joseph Ives, Brooklyn, Long Island, New York, carved paw feet in front, turned in rear, eight-day, strap brass movement with count-wheel strike, rolling pinions and iron wagon spring mounted in the base, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Lower door tablet is clear glass over painting on paper backed with cardboard, some losses to paper label, minor lifting on paper dial, original carved front feet, rear feet appear NOT to be the original, reglued to clock.

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Joseph Ives