04-29-2016 04-29-2016
Skinner Auctions
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, French, c. 1840, a figure of a child raising a lily in her right hand, sitting atop a rocky outcropping with a 3-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial with gilt hands below, cast-brass foliage decorated front panel with scrolled feet, eight-day time and count wheel strike with silk thread suspension movement, ht. 12 in.
Estimate $500-700

dial with hairlines and chips, lacking pendulum

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