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Ephraim Downes Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
160
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ephraim Downes Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1825, scroll-top case with freestanding turned columns flanking the full-length glazed door, painted wood roman numeral dial, lower reverse-painted glass of a village scene, maker's label inside states in part: "Manufacture by Ephraim Downes for George Mitchell," wooden thirty-hour time and strike movement with two cast iron weights and a pendulum, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $400-500

Original lower glass with some paint loss. Label in good condition with wear in weight area. Has finials, winding key and pendulum and two cast iron weights.


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

George Mitchell, Ephraim Downes, Clocks, Ephraim, Mantel clock, Pendulum, Time