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Meissen Porcelain Clock

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
600
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Clock, Germany, 19th century, with pyramidal form: putti atop globe, surmounting clockface flanked by two female draped figures standing on a rocky crag adorned with strewn roses, third draped female at base with three putti, one of which is holding painter's palette, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Repairs to top finial area underneath putti with re-gilding, leaves, flowers, hands, palette and implements repaired, with nicks and scattered small chips overall. Areas of surface grime. Clock mechanism not guaranteed to be in working order.


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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