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Louis XV-style Ormolu-mounted French Floor Clock

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
338
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XV-style Ormolu-mounted French Floor Clock, 20th century, bench-made case with various light and dark woods topped by two putti holding a floral swag over the 8-in. dial with roman numeral lozenges, tapering midsection door with ormolu-mounted pendulum aperture, all on mushroom feet, Hermle eight-day Westminster chime movement powered by three springs and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 84 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Clock ticks, chimes and strikes. Pendulum, no winding key.


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

Arts, Clocks, Learning, Longcase clock, Ormolu, Pendulum, Visual arts