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Louis XIV-style Boulle and Faux Tortoiseshell Mantel Clock

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
605
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Louis XIV-style Boulle and Faux Tortoiseshell Mantel Clock, works Germany, 20th century, overall case inlay of brass and faux tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze finial above a stepped top, roman numeral dial, visible Apollo-face pendulum, cabriole legs, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

The mechanism is not guaranteed to be in working order. A few loses to veneers and areas of lifting veneers. Dial glass loose.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Germany, Art genres, Arts, Clock, Decorative arts, Gilding, Inlay, Mantel clock, Metalworking, Ormolu, Tortoiseshell, Visual arts, Woodworking

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