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Two French Miniature Boudoir Clocks

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
208
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two French Miniature Boudoir Clocks, marked for the retailer, c. 1880, both with one-day movements regulated by platform escapements, one with a putto reading a letter atop the square faux tortoiseshell case, paste stone encrusted bezel over the 2-in. enamel dial marked H. Bach, Madrid, ht. 11; the other a brass-cased clock with a putto driving a chariot pulled by two birds, a ring of paste stones around the bezel, 2-in. enamel dial marked Giovanni Eckert, Trieste, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $300-500

Chariot clock is ticking the other is not. No keys.


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

Giovanni Eckert, Arts, Ceramic art, Decorative arts, Glass art, Jewellery making, Manufacturing, Pottery, Visual arts, Vitreous enamel, Madrid, Trieste