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Ceres Figural Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
440
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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

Description:

Ceres Figural Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock, French, c. 1890, the gilt figure Ceres Goddess of Agriculture holding a small harvest in her right hand and the clock suspended from her left on three chains and central hanging plumb bob, the painted black orb with raised Roman numerals encloses the timepiece with arbor at the top to provide circular rotation, all on a raised cast socle and thumb molded base, ht. 28 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

impulse wire missing


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