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Spencer & Wooster Mahogany Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
514
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Spencer & Wooster Mahogany Shelf Clock, Salem Bridge, Connecticut, c. 1840, the cornice supported by freestanding turned Corinthian columns, painted wood Roman numeral dial, door tablet with reverse-painted scene of a country house, label inside marked in part Eight Day Repeating Brass Clocks, Manufactured by Spencer & Wooster & Co., brass, eight-day, time and rack strike movement powered by two compounded cast iron weights, ht. 34 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Slight paint loss on tablet.


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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Spencer & Wooster & Co., Salem Bridge, Connecticut