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Gawen Brown Mahogany Tall Clock

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Gawen Brown Mahogany Tall Clock, Boston, c. 1760, pagoda-top case with freestanding turned columns at each corner of the hood, composite brass dial with silvered name boss in the arch reading "Gawen Brown/Boston," applied brass spandrels, silvered roman numeral chapter ring, matted center with sunk seconds, and calendar aperture, and blued-steel hands, scalloped-top full-length waist door above the central drop stepped molded base, eight-day time and hour-strike movement regulated by a strap-brass pendulum and two lead weights, ht. 83 1/2 in.

Provenance: Descended in a South Shore, Massachusetts, family.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

pagoda top appears to be original and complete, feet are original, hundred year old finish, replaced waist door lock, replaced seating board, hood glass cracked.


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Rollei, Germany, Companies, Economy of Germany, Photography, Rollei 35, Rollei 35 RF, Rollei 35 S