04-12-2019 04-12-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3230M Marlborough
April 12, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Miniature Carved Wood and Bone Zappler Clock

$492$400
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Miniature Carved Wood and Bone Zappler Clock, Austria, second half 19th century, wooden case carved in a form of a mountainside with carved bone depicting deer and foliage, enameled roman numeral dial with visible short pendulum, with a spring-driven key-wind movement, label on underside reading in part "No. 2789/ Dec. 20th 1876/D.C. Jaccard & Co. Saint Louis," ht. 7 in.
Estimate $500-600

missing one bone foot, some repair and losses to the deer, hour hand missing small portion, currently winding and setting but stops running


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Keywords

Austria, Bones, Clock, Jaccard, Musical instruments, Pendulum