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Alabaster and Belgian Slate Art Deco Desk Clock

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$480$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Alabaster and Belgian Slate Art Deco Desk Clock, c. 1930, the case with two cast spelter stylized pheasants, the alabaster applied Arabic numeral dial set in a 9-in. surround, beaded brass bezel and pierced brass hands, one-day, time-only movement with lever escapement, all on a black slate base, ht. 10, wd. 23 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Clock is running. One pheasant in need of reattachment to two feet..


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

Alabaster, Clock, Escapement, Matter, Phasianidae, Pheasant, Spelter, Time, Zinc