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2946M Marlborough
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

New York Mahogany Inlaid Tall Clock

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


New York Mahogany Inlaid Tall Clock, c. 1800, with a swan's neck pediment terminating in applied brass rosettes, freestanding fluted columns flanking the roman numeral painted iron dial with floral-decorated arch, seconds and calendar apertures, inlaid festoon decoration above the serpentine waist door with oval inlay of ebony and satinwood, bold reeded quarter-columns, base with crotch mahogany veneered panel, and circular inlay, all resting on a bracket foot base, eight-day time and hour strike movement with false plate reading Osborne's Manufactory Birmingham, and half-moon cutout plates, two iron weights, and a brass-faced pendulum, ht. 92 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

inlay losses and cracks, feet replaced, hands replaced

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