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Mahogany Lyre Clock Attributed to Walter Durfee

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
97A
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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

Description:

Mahogany Lyre Clock Attributed to Walter Durfee, c. 1915, composite gilt eagle finial atop the mahogany case with brass bezel over the painted convex iron roman numeral dial, midsection with carved scroll, acanthus leaf, and central fan over a reverse-painted tablet with gilt stringing and foliage against a green ground, lower carved pedestal, eight-day time-only brass movement regulated by a pendulum and powered by a lead weight, ht. 36 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

overall very nice condition, Has weight, finial, pendulum and winding key.


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

Walter Durfee, Acanthus, Ancient Greek architecture, Arts, Decorative arts, Ornaments, Scroll, Visual arts