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Black Forest "Wag-on-the-Wall" Clock

Auction:
2881T
Lot:
1338
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2881T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 04, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Black Forest "Wag-on-the-Wall" Clock, Germany, c. 1840, with pressed brass dial and surround, 5-in. Roman numeral dial with cherub above, wood, brass, and steel thirty-hour time and strike movement powered by two cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $150-250

Clock will tick and strike but in need of cleaning and lubrication. Case back and gong missing.


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

Germany, Clocks, Pendulum, Pendulum clock

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