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

Gilt and Marble Figural Mantel Clock

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


Gilt and Marble Figural Mantel Clock, France, c. 1880, with a knight holding a sword dressed in full armor with a shield and helmet at his feet, four-panel marble center with a 3 1/4-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial, base with center shield or cartouche with an image of Medusa flanked by shields, all resting on inverted cone feet, two three-light candelabras with trefoil-shaped marble shafts, eight-day time and count wheel strike mechanism, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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