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Louis XV-style Bombe French Tall Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
611
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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

Description:

Louis XV-style Bombe French Tall Clock, c. 1890, cast brass bezel with convex glass over the 10-in. brass dial with enameled Roman numeral shields, an angel tops the ormolu-mounted mahogany veneered case, glazed waist door, eight-day, Morbier-type movement powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a gridiron pendulum, ht. 92 in.
Estimate $5,000-8,000

Waist door glass has a piece missing. Bell hammer is missing.


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

Morbier-type