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Ansonia "Mercury" and French Garniture Set

Auction:
3205T
Lot:
1565
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Discovery - 3205T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ansonia "Mercury" and French Garniture Set, figure of Mercury sitting beside the clock drum, eight-day time and strike movement with outside escapement, the garniture with cupid standing atop the rouge marble and bronze case, with enamel dial and one-day time-only movement, with two figural double candelabra, ht. 14 to 17 in.

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Estimate $200-250


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.

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Ancient Greek technology, Clocks, Escapement, Garniture, Horology, Striking clock, Time, Watch

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