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French Gilt Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
610
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

French Gilt Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1880, gentleman in Renaissance-style attire seated on a headstone with his retriever at his feet, 3 1/4-in. blue Roman numeral porcelain dial marked "Hoffman Aine A Paris Rue Des Enfans Rouges 4," all resting on a foliate decorated, scroll-foot case, eight-day time and count wheel strike movement, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $700-900

hairline cracks on dial from 7 to 11, hour hand has missing point.


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

Aine A Paris, Clock, Decorative arts, Mantel clock, Scroll

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