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Lemuel Curtis Mahogany and Parcel-gilt Girandole Clock

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$34,440$28,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Lemuel Curtis Mahogany and Parcel-gilt Girandole Clock, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1816, giltwood carved eagle above the 8-in. convex roman numeral painted iron dial with raised dot decoration on the outer edge, brass side ornaments flanking the rope-twist moldings and enclosing the foliate decorated eglomise reverse painted tablet with a spread-wing eagle and marked "Patent Leml. Curtis," terminating in a carved gilt pedestal, eight-day time-only movement stamped "L. Curtis," regulated by cast brass pendulum, ht. 46 in.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

original dial with numerals relined, lower colorless glass convex glass, original finial, hands, side ornaments, pedestal, movement and case.


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

Lemuel Curtis Mahogany, Antiques, Architecture, Ceilings, Design, Girandole, Molding, Visual arts, Woodworking