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Dutch-inspired Burl Walnut Veneered Bombe Watch Hutch

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
611
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 28, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Dutch-inspired Burl Walnut Veneered Bombe Watch Hutch, late 19th century, the Dutch-form case with pagoda hood and cast brass dial surround on dial door, the bombe waist section inlaid with light wood in a scrolled pattern with matching treatment on the lower bombe base, all on serpentine molding and ogee feet, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Alan Turing, Bletchley Park, Bombe, Cryptography, Dial, Food and drink, Furniture, Molding, NCR Corporation, Ogee, Visual arts, Woodworking