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French Rococo-style Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

French Rococo-style Shelf Clock, c. 1860, gilt-bronze case ornamented with putti, dolphins, and acanthus leaves, 4 1/2-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial with polychrome floral center over a porcelain panel of a couple courting in a garden, brass, eight-day, time and count-wheel strike movement regulated by a pendulum, ht. 22 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Clock ticks and strikes. No chips or hairlines to dial or panel, two light dial scratches and wear to VIII.


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