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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2961B Boston
November 19, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Rare Gilt-gesso and Mahogany Veneer Presentation Patent Timepiece

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM


Rare Gilt-gesso and Mahogany Veneer Presentation Patent Timepiece, Lemuel Curtis and Joseph Dunning, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1825, with engraved paper dial affixed to flat sheet iron backing marked "WARRANTED By Curtis and Dunning," and eglomise tablets, the lower depicting Aurora in a chariot drawn by two white-winged horses, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. including brass eagle finial 41 1/2 in.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

dial toned, gilt bracket lacks some spherules.

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Joseph Dunning, Lemuel Curtis, Burlington