10-27-2017 10-27-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3035M Marlborough
October 27, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Ceres Figural Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock

$4,920$4,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Ceres Figural Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock, France, c. 1890, the figure of Ceres, Goddess of Agriculture, holding a small harvest in her left hand, and the clock suspended from her right on two chains and central hanging plumb bob, the 2 3/4-in. dia. dial with engine-turned stepped bezel, raised roman numerals, decorated center, and engraved flowers on the side, encloses the time-only movement, all mounted to a foliate, scalloped, and scrolled base, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $5,000-6,000

ticks but doesnt stay running


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