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Belgian Black Slate and Porcelain Panel Petite Sonnerie Mantel Clock

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Belgian Black Slate and Porcelain Panel Petite Sonnerie Mantel Clock, c. 1890, gilt incised, decorated, and brass-mounted case, with two hand-painted panels flanking the pitch pediment center section, 5-in. Arabic numeral dial marked D. Valentine Syracuse N.Y., eight-day time and quarter-hour striking on dual gongs mechanism, ht. 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

case with minor nicks , mechanism needs cleaning not ticking


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

D. Valentine Syracuse, Clock, Gongs, Idiophones, Mantel clock, Marching percussion, Orchestral percussion, Sonnerie