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Joshua Wilder Dwarf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
502
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

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

Description:

Joshua Wilder Dwarf Clock, Hingham, Massachusetts, c. 1815, the pine case with glazed dial opening, painted iron dial marked Warranted by Joshua Wilder, Hingham, gilded spandrels with Federal shields, full-length rear door for weight and pendulum access, eight-day time and passing strike movement with cast iron weight and 18-in. pendulum rod and brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 42 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

painted dial enhanced, case stripped of probable painted surface, carved crest on top is an old replacement, original feet pieced out about 1 3/4 in., new bottom board, movement complete with period weight and pendulum but needs cleaning.


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

Hingham, Massachusetts, Joshua Wilder