04-29-2016 04-29-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2890M Marlborough
April 29, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Bishop & Bradley Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock

$738$600
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Bishop & Bradley Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Clock, Watertown, Connecticut, c. 1825, scroll-top case with freestanding turned columns flanking the Arabic numeral dial with raised gilt spandrels and center decoration, lower tablet depicting a village scene, interior label reading in part Patent Clocks Invented by Eli Terry, Made by Bishop & Bradley, thirty-hour, time and strike, wooden movement, ht. 30 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

old surface, small losses to label, fret original, dial paint untouched, lower and upper glasses original, old replaced feet, bottom skirt original, lacking one weight, pendulum rod off but present.


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Keywords

Bradley Mahogany, Watertown