10-31-201510-31-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
October 31, 2015 10:00 AMCalender
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Continental Gilt-framed Musical Picture Clock

$1,599$1,300
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Gilt-framed Musical Picture Clock, c. 1860, ornate gilt frame enclosing the oil on canvas depicting a village and coastal scene with ships in the harbor, one flying a French flag, chapel with a 1 1/4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial in the tower, long duration time and strike, spring-powered movement, the three-air musical box with pull wind and three levers for music/hour/change selections, wd. 33 1/2, ht. 29, dp. 7 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

movement possibly a two week duration.


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