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Brass Hour-striking Carriage Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
387
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Hour-striking Carriage Clock, France, c. 1900, the brass and beveled glass case with overlaid friezes in gilt repousse on the carrying handle, top, corners, and base, porcelain Arabic numeral dial with repousse center, gilt dial surround and blued steel spade hands, eight-day, time and strike, spring-powered movement with original lever platform escapement, ht. 7 1/2 in. with handle extended.
Estimate $500-700

Movement running and striking, but needs cleaning; case in old lacquered surface, dial excellent, gilt dial surround with usual age consistent imperfections; all glass good.


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

France, steel spade hands