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Brass- and Wood-cased Lighted "Boat Compass,"

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1229
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Brass- and Wood-cased Lighted "Boat Compass," White, Thomson & Co., Glasgow, Scotland, late 19th/early 20th century, with wood and brass swing handle above the trapezoidal chamber revealing the compass, removable side-mounted lamp, on square oak case with hinged door labeled on the interior, (label mostly illegible), overall ht. 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Glasgow, Scotland, Compass, Door, Qibla compass, Vehicle door

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