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Inlaid Massachusetts Shelf Clock

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Inlaid Massachusetts Shelf Clock, c. 1800, string-inlaid kidney-shaped dial opening, roman numeral painted iron dial with barbed hands, shell-inlaid base with bail handles mounted on sides, eight-day time-only movement regulated by a brass-faced pendulum and powered by a lead weight, ht. 32 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

appears to be original seating board, bail handles on side are later, case feet have been cut down.


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Keywords

Arts, Clock, Decorative arts, Design, Inlay, Mantel clock, Pendulum, Visual arts