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English Quarter-chiming Library Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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

Description:

English Quarter-chiming Library Clock, the ebonized case with sarcophagus top, five gilt-brass finials and applied swags, gilt corner decoration flanking the dial opening, glazed cast brass door, carrying handles, and gilt-brass side sound vents, foliate decoration and scrolled feet on the base, 8-in. composite brass dial with applied spandrels, chapter section with Roman numerals, matted center, Chime/Not Chime and chime selection dials in the arch, eight-day, three-train, fusee movement chiming quarters on nine bells, regulated by a pendulum, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $2,500-4,500


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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Library Clock