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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2890M Marlborough
April 29, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock

 
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 depicting Little Bo Peep sitting on a hillside with a sheep at her feet, 3-in. roman numeral porcelain dial with clover-shaped hands, cast acanthus leaf- and foliage-decorated bombe-shaped lower section with scrolled feet, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

hairline cracks to dial


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Keywords

France