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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Mahogany Freisland Wall Clock with Automata

$615$500
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Freisland Wall Clock with Automata, Netherlands, c. 1825, the painted roman numeral dial with applied pressed brass spandrels depicting the four seasons, floral center and automata in the arch depicting a playground with two children on a teeter-totter, a lad swinging on a rope tied to a tree, and another child riding a wooden horse, brass-posted frame movement with anchor escapement, count wheel strike and moving automata in the arch all powered by a brass-cased weight, ht. 51 in.
Estimate $500-700

no finials, dial paint enhanced.


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Keywords

Netherlands