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Smith & Sons Rosewood Chiming Gothic Clock and Bracket

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
642
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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

Description:

Smith & Sons Rosewood Chiming Gothic Clock and Bracket, Clerkenwell, London, c. 1855, rosewood and rosewood veneer case with crenelated top, central tower and spires at the corners over the 8-in. painted iron roman numeral dial marked Smith & Sons, Clerkenwell, beveled glass arch-top side windows, quatrefoil carvings below, eight-day, chain fusee, quarter-chime on eight bells, and gong hour-strike movement regulated by a pendulum, with matching wall bracket, clock ht. 30 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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

Chiming Gothic, Cinema of the United States, Clerkenwell, Clocks, Film, Fusee, Pendulum, Rosewood, Time, London