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Gilt and Patinated Spelter Figural Clock

Auction:
3009T
Lot:
1261
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Discovery - 3009T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 17, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt and Patinated Spelter Figural Clock, France, with a figure standing next to the porcelain dial drum head with surrounding foliage, roman numeral porcelain dial with Breguet-style hands, all resting on a gilt scrolled and floral decorated base, eight-day time and countwheel strike mechanism marked "Machenuad Paris," ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $150-250

ticks and strikes but need cleaning and overhaul, lacking pendulum.


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, France, Clocks, Matter, Rotary dial, Science and technology, Spelter, Technology, Paris

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