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Curtis & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
548
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Curtis & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock, case by Charles Platt, New York, movement, Connecticut, c. 1825, the mahogany case with carved columns flanking the painted iron Roman numeral dial signed Curtis & Clark/Plymouth within a stenciled border and painted shell spandrels, printed maker's label inside backboard stating in part, Clocks Made by Curtis and Clark/Plymouth, Con./This clock combines advantages over any other clock made in this country, for convenience. It is made of the best materials, the springs imported from Geneva., eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement, ht. 23 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Rear feet possibly replaced, case refinished, period mirror in lower section of door is a probable replacement.


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

Curtis, Plymouth, Charles Platt, Connecticut