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Neuchatel Wall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Neuchatel Wall Clock, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland, early 19th century, red-painted case with floral and gilt brass mounts, removable pagoda top, glazed viewing windows at the sides, the kidney-shaped gilt brass bezel opens to the porcelain dial with segmented Roman numerals, engraved brass center and pierced hands, eight-day time and hour strike movement with backplate numbered 1517, rack and snail strike and sunburst pendulum, together with the original wall-mounted bracket with matching painted and gilt brass decoration, ht. of clock with bracket, 39 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Painted case with losses and age consistent wear and discoloration, left rear foot now replaced with a make-do repair, lower hinge needs repair on front bezel, movement needs an overhaul and cleaning, pedestal with extensive losses.


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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