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Miniature Oval Carriage Clock with Alarm

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Miniature Oval Carriage Clock with Alarm, French, c. 1890, the oval gilt brass and beveled glass case with 1 1/2-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial and lower Arabic numeral alarm dial and frosted gilt dial surround, eight-day time and alarm movement with bell mounted on the underside and cylinder platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

All glass and dials in good condition with no chips, movement wants cleaning, but runs, case in old lacquered surface.


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.