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Belgian Slate Half-hour Striking Mantel Clock

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Belgian Slate Half-hour Striking Mantel Clock, c. 1890, dome and scalloped top case above the 6-in. Roman numeral dial with recessed center, Breguet style hands, with outside escapement, incised and variegated marble insets, resting on a step molded base, eight-day time and half-hour countwheel strike mechanism regulated by a pendulum, ht. 16, wd. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

object right base slate panel off but present, dime sized chip to opposit base panel


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

Clocks, Escapement, Mantel clock, Movement, Pendulum, Striking clock