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Spencer & Hotchkiss Carved Salem Bridge Shelf Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
550
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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

Description:

Spencer & Hotchkiss Carved Salem Bridge Shelf Clock, Salem Bridge, Connecticut, c. 1830, mahogany case with carved splat of two cornucopias, carved pineapple finials and split columns with leaves and vines flanking the full-length door, reverse-painted lower tablet (considerable losses), printed maker's label inside, painted wooden Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt decoration, all on paw feet, brass eight-day, time and strike movement, powered by two compounded lead weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Clock in original finish. Object right front foot reglued. Considerable losses on painted glass.


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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Salem Bridge, Connecticut