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C. & L.C. Ives Triple-decker Shelf Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
522
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

C. & L.C. Ives Triple-decker Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1832, with mahogany veneered case, carved eagle splat, and columns flanking the midsection, painted wood Arabic numeral dial, stenciled and reverse-painted midsection and lower door glasses, maker's label inside marked in part Patent Brass Eight Day Clock, Made and Sold by C. & L. C. Ives, with strap brass, eight-day, time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 38 in.
Estimate $500-700

Clock ticks and strikes. Label in good condition with usual screw holes and wear from the weights. Some paint loss to glasses.


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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