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French Lyre-form Mantel Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
613
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

French Lyre-form Mantel Clock, c. 1870, glass lyre form and pedestal with gilt base and ormolu, engine turned bezel and dial surround over the 4-in. porcelain Arabic numeral dial, pierced gilt hands, spring-powered, eight-day, time and strike movement marked Brunier, Made in France, controlled by a platform escapement, ht. 22 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Clock in very good condition with no chips to glass or dial. Clock runs and strikes at this time.


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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