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Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1840, figure of a man dressed in renaissance attire sitting on a rocky outcropping, 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial with Breguet-style hands, foliate and rococo moldings in base with stylized arches and swag-decorated feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike with silk thread suspension, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

small chips around winding holes and center arbor.


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

France, Mantel clock