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Unusual Swedish Rosewood Veneered Boulle Clock and Pedestal

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
260
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Unusual Swedish Rosewood Veneered Boulle Clock and Pedestal, late 18th/early 19th century, gilt female figure and hound adorn the ormolu-mounted case, hinged bubble-glass door, concave painted roman numeral iron dial marked "Clas Berg/Stockholm," with pierced gilt hands, eight-day time, hour, and half-hour strike movement with a crown-wheel escapement, silk thread suspension and pull repeat on demand, all resting on a wall-mounted pedestal base, ht. 43 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Stockholm, Arts, Escapement, Gilding, Gold, Learning, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain, Visual arts