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Bishop & Bradley Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Bishop & Bradley Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Watertown, Connecticut, c. 1820, the mahogany scroll-top case with printed paper label stating in part Improved Patent Clocks Made and Sold by Bishop & Bradley, freestanding columns flanking the full-length case door, lower tablet depicting a Georgian homestead and pendulum aperture, Arabic numeral painted wooden dial, all resting on scalloped apron, thirty-hour time and countwheel strike movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $800-1,000


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

Bradley Pillar, Connecticut, Watertown