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Brass Skeleton Timepiece

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Brass Skeleton Timepiece, England, c. 1840, with 5-in. silvered, scalloped, Roman numeral chapter ring, skeletonized plates housing an eight-day, chain fusee, time-only movement on four turned brass feet mounted to a brass plate, on a metal and mother-of-pearl inlaid rosewood veneered base, all under a glass dome, ht. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Clock is currently running. Some veneer loss on base.


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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