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Gilt Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
608
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Gilt Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, 3-in. blue Roman numeral porcelain dial with Breguet-style hands, classical figure of a women holding up a cluster of grapes atop an array of floral garlands, and white alabaster panels below, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

lacking bell and pendulum, dial has cracks around number 5


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

Paris, Centaur, Clocks, Escapement, Glass, Mantel clock

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