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New Hampshire Grain-painted Tall Clock

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

New Hampshire Grain-painted Tall Clock, c. 1810, arch-top hood with freestanding columns flanking the Roman numeral painted iron dial with floral spandrels and a bird in the arch, seconds bit and calendar aperture, molded waist door with brass-mounted quarter-columns, all resting on high straight French feet, eight-day time and hour strike movement with half-moon cutouts on plates and false plate reading Osborne's Manufactory Birmingham, regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and powered by two cast iron weights, ht. 85 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, June 17th and 18th 1997, Lot 667.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

paint decoration in very nice condition, small losses to crest, minute hand broken


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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Pendulum