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

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$277$225

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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 Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1840, the case with carved cornucopia splat, floral-carved half-columns flanking the painted wood Roman numeral dial with raised gilt spandrels, the lower section with similar columns, reverse-painted and stenciled tablets depicting a Greek Revival dwelling, printed maker's label inside reading in part Eight Day Clocks, Made and Sold by C. & L. C. Ives, eight-day, time and strike, strap brass movement with rolling pinions powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 38 in.
Estimate $400-600

Center glass repainted. Couple small chips to splat carving Veneer repairs. Clock ticks and strikes but needs cleaning and lubrication. Lower glass original with some losses.


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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