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Mahogany and Marquetry Quarter-chiming Tall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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

Description:

Mahogany and Marquetry Quarter-chiming Tall Clock, attributed to Elliott, London, c. 1900, the boxed scroll-top case with gilt-brass pineapple finials, marquetry decoration, glazed hood door flanked by fluted freestanding columns all over the composite brass Arabic numeral dial with raised scrollwork on the spandrels and center, subsidiary dials in upper right and left corners for Chime-Silent, Whittington, and Westminster chime selection and moon's age dial in the arch, eight-day, time, strike and chime on eight bells or four gongs movement with three brass-cased weights and pendulum, the glazed waist door with brass scrollwork flanked by fluted quarter-columns and marquetry, the lower base with marquetry and chamfered columns, the sides of the hood, waist, and base with recessed panels and marquetry patterns, ht. 102 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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