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Georgian Mahogany Long Case Clock

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
471
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Mahogany Long Case Clock, Scotland, 19th century, dial inscribed "Geo. Smith" on face, painted with shell and floral motif, case with broken scroll pediment, bonnet flanked by tapered columns, eight-day time and hour strike movement, ht. 81 1/4, wd. 18 3/4, dp. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Cracks to either side of hood, one side of hood missing glass, feet probably later. Lacking area of molding to one side. Repaired break to pediment, pediment also with minor worming and popping to veneer. One capital lacking two nails (loose but attached). Clock 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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