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Friesland Wall Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Friesland Wall Clock, Netherlands, c. 1830, stained oak case with ebonized half columns flanking the painted roman numeral iron dial with a three-dimensional harbor parade scene below, thirty-hour posted frame movement with anchor escapement, brass-cased weight and pendulum, ht. 51 in.
Estimate $200-400

Case refinished. Dial retouched.


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

Netherlands, Anchor escapement, Ancient Greek technology, Clocks, Escapements, Horology, Measurement, Pendulum, Pendulums, Time