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London Longcase Clock

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
157
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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

Description:

London Longcase Clock, John Morgan, c. 1790, mahogany case with brass inlaid pagoda hood above the freestanding brass stop-fluted columns flanking the composite brass dial with moon's phase in the arch and engraved "John Morgan London," crotch mahogany paneled tombstone waist door and lower paneled base, eight-day time and hour-strike movement, with two brass-cased weights, ht. 96 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

some moldings off but present, lower portion of base appears to be an old addition, moons phase wheel needs adjusting


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

John Morgan, Grandfather clock