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Joseph Ives Lever-spring "Brooklyn" Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
510
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

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

Description:

Joseph Ives Lever-spring "Brooklyn" Shelf Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1825-30, 10 1/2-in. paper on wood Roman numeral dial signed Joseph Ives, New York, gilt-brass rosettes, over the lower reverse-painted tablet depicting a rural town and landscape with an oval border of stenciled decoration, all set on carved paw feet, printed paper label with directions for running the clock and Ives patented iron leaf spring, eight-day, strap brass movement with rolling pinions, count-wheel strike, recoil escapement, pendulum and leaf spring power, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Lower tablet is a probable old replacement backed by a period pine board, dial is undisturbed, old surface on case, feet undisturbed, original bezel and glass, minor imperfections.


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

Brooklyn, Joseph Ives, Joseph Ives Lever-spring, Lower tablet