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Bourdin Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Bourdin Gilt-brass Figural Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1875, depicting putti resting on a hillside with one holding a bouquet of flowers the other a small birds nest, lower corner signed J. Feuchere del Institut, a flowing central ribbon surmounting the 4-in. roman numeral porcelain dial marked Medlle de 1st Classe exp. Univ. 1855, Bourdin Paris, with gilt Breguet-style hands, central base with inset panels, and corbels resting at the corners, and ogee acanthus leaf molded base, all resting on verdant-decorated squat bun feet, eight-day, time and count wheel strike mechanism marked Bourdin Paris, wd. 22, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Dial with no hairlines, overall good condition, has a key. Clock ticks and strikes.


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

Breguet, Bourdin, Paris