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Carved Walnut-cased "Neptune Chelsea" Ship's Bell Clock

 
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3014T Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Carved Walnut-cased "Neptune Chelsea" Ship's Bell Clock, retailed by Riggs & Brothers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the apparently unique case carved in high relief and in the round, the crest with Neptune holding his trident, on a base of rockery and marine plants, overall ht. 14 1/4, clock dia. 5 1/2 in.

Provenance: From an eight-generation collection of historical maritime art, antiques, and artifacts.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Bell Clock, Philadelphia