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Raingo Freres Gilt and Glazed Mantel Clock

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Raingo Freres Gilt and Glazed Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1870, architectural flat-top case with egg-and-dart molding above the glazed front panel with suspended ribbon, and acanthus leaf garland decoration, engine-turned bezel surrounding the bold 7-in. roman numeral convex porcelain dial reading "Raingo Fres Paris," fleur-de-lis gilt half-hour markings, and engraved pierced gilt hands, resting on the base with inset central and side friezes depicting frolicking cherubs, on variegated maroon marble base, eight-day, time and strike movement with steel suspension, and regulated by a star-burst pendulum stamped "320," back plate stamped "Raingo Fres Paris 320," ht. 21 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

mechanism, pendulum and case back all marked 320. Lacking 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

Paris, Arts, Fleur-de-lis, FRES, Pendulum, Visual arts