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Striking New Hampshire Mirror Clock

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Striking New Hampshire Mirror Clock, attributed to James Collins, c. 1830, stained cherry case, full-length door with black and gilt half columns flanking the stenciled and reverse-painted glass over the painted iron Roman numeral dial, lower looking glass, stained interior, eight-day, time and rack and snail strike, powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $600-800

Upper glass a modern replacement. Minute hand broken but with the clock.


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

James Collins, Clocks, Glass, Pendulum, Stained glass, Striking clock