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French Marble and Bronze Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
623
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

French Marble and Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1840, flat-top variegated marble case with simple cornice, and topped by a bronze reclining dog, 3 1/4-in. silvered Roman numeral dial with white-painted Breguet-style hands, above the bronze acanthus leaf decorated midsection and stepped base, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism with silk thread suspension, ht. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

lacking pendulum and bell


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

Acanthus, Ancient Greek architecture, Clocks, Mantel clock, Ornaments

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