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Asa Hall Mahogany Shelf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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

Description:

Asa Hall Mahogany Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the scrolled top with inlaid finial plinth, brass finials, glazed dial opening over the painted iron "kidney" dial with Roman numerals, seconds dial and signed Asa Hall/Plymouth., pierced blued-steel hour and minute hands and pointer seconds, all framed by a blue-painted dial mat, banded inlaid lower section all on ogee bracket feet, eight-day movement with train configured to register seconds, rack and snail strike, 10-in. strap brass pendulum and two lead weights with integral pulleys, ht. 36 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Dial undisturbed including signature, all hands, pendulum and two weights are original, scrolled fret is possibly a very old replacement, original blue painted tin dial mat, case needs some minor regluing, minor veneer losses, object right front foot pieced out, some replacement glue blocks in the base, backboard with original recess backed by period tin.


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.

Keywords

Plymouth, Massachusetts, Asa Hall, blued-steel hour