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Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
474
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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

Description:

Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock, probably Philadelphia area, c. 1810, highly figured mahogany veneered scroll-top case with urn finials, freestanding columns flanking the arched and glazed door over the painted iron Arabic numeral dial with floral spandrels and moons age in the arch, crotch mahogany veneered rectangular waist door flanked by chamfered reeded columns and figured base with serpentine skirt and French feet, eight-day time and strike movement with hour bell strike, recoil escapement, pendulum and two lead weights, ht. 100 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Feet and scrolls are original, replacement waist door lock; tulip popular and yellow pine secondary wood, original back board with horizontal boards; wonderful figure to the mahogany veneer.


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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Philadelphia