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Five Miniature Enameled, Brass, and Silver Clocks

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
805
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

Five Miniature Enameled, Brass, and Silver Clocks, primarily France and Switzerland, c. 1900, a royal blue desk clock with guilloche engine-turning, arabic numerals, and Breguet-style hands, on four ball feet, in a silk-lined leather two-door carrying case, ht. 2 1/8, clock only; a gilt-brass and pink enameled miniature carriage clock with roman numerals, brass hands and dial, ht. 1 3/4; a hammered silver desk clock with roman numeral dial, spade hands, carrying handle and one-day time-only movement with platform escapement, ht. 2 3/4 with handle down; a faux tortoiseshell and silver miniature Neuchatel clock with arabic numeral dial, spade hands, silver trim and decoration, one-day nickel-plate lever-escapement movement, ht. 2 1/4; and a French pressed brass "cow tail" pendulum flanked by two soldiers and backed by a castle and small clock dial in the turret, on an ebonized stand and under a glass dome, ht. including dome 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


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

France, Arabic numerals, Carriage clock, Clock, Time