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Nathaniel Mulliken Tall Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
469
Sold for:
$52,275$42,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Nathaniel Mulliken Tall Clock, Lexington, Massachusetts, c. 1765, composite brass dial with silvered name boss in the arch engraved Nath.l. Mulliken, Lexington, silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, recessed seconds and date dials, the cherry case with sarcophagus top and two gilt ball finials, freestanding columns flanking the dial, serpentine-top waist door all on a two stage molded base, eight-day time and hour-strike movement with pendulum and two lead weights, ht. 90 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Untouched! Probably first surface, original finials, original pendulum, weights, hands, key, all mechanical components are the original, loss on probable original hood glass, lacking hood door lock.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Lexington, Massachusetts