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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2890M Marlborough
April 29, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock

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


Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1850, the gilt-brass female child resting on a rocky outcropping, petting her cat and with flowers at her feet, 3 1/2-in. roman numeral silvered dial with an engine-turned beaded bezel, and Breguet-style hands, midsection with applied classical ornamentation, and resting on a stepped base with scrolled feet, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement with a silk thread suspension, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $400-500

bell arm broken, lacking pendulum

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