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E. Howard & Co. No. 29 Gilded Mahogany Gallery Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
480
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:

E. Howard & Co. No. 29 Gilded Mahogany Gallery Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1920, the 30-in. Roman numeral marble dial with Arabic five minute markings and signed E. Howard & Co. Boston stenciled in red, flanked by carved swag and foliate decoration and dental molding surrounding the dial, brass, eight-day, time-only movement stamped E. Howard & Co. Boston, 15 5/8, cast iron compound weight, damascened brass-faced pendulum, and associated painted shelf, wd. 70, ht. 38 in.

Provenance: Eutaw Savings bank, Baltimore, Maryland. A framed picture of the interior of the Bank accompanies the lot.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

case with original gilding, case does not appear to ever have had a finial as illustrated in period catalogues, two rear doors allow access for pendulum and winding.


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.

Keywords

E. Howard & Co., Massachusetts, bank