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Gilt-brass Rococo-style Carriage Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-brass Rococo-style Carriage Clock, Paris, repoussé case with cast female mermaids intertwined as the handle, two figures flanking the roman numeral porcelain dial marked "Bolviller/Paris" with Breguet-style hands, eight-day time and bell-strike movement marked as the dial, with engraved platform escapement, ht. 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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, Antiques, Arts, Carriage clock, Clock, Decorative arts, Escapement, Rococo, Time, Visual arts, Paris