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Allegorical Tall Case Clock, Scotland, c. 1830

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Allegorical Tall Case Clock, Scotland, c. 1830
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Description
Scottish mahogany tall case clock, circa 1830, having painted spandrels featuring personifications of the continents Asia, America, Africa, and Europe, the arch painted with allegorical figures of Britannia and others, the overall imagery marked by themes of colonialism and commerce, the dial with Roman numerals and two wind holes, under swan's neck pediment hood over rectangular trunk door flanked by chamfered angles, the interior of door bearing labels of service with inscriptions, on plain plinth raised on feet, with keys, weights, and pendulum. 87" H x 18.25" W x 9.25" D.
Condition
Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition. Complete condition information is available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the auction. All lots are offered and sold "as is", and Auctions at Showplace will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. Auctions at Showplace does not provide any shipping or packing services. We happily provide a list of recommended shippers who can provide shipping quotes prior to bidding.
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Allegorical Tall Case Clock, Scotland, c. 1830

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000
Oct 24, 2021
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Starting Price $100
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0137: Allegorical Tall Case Clock, Scotland, c. 1830

Sold for $600
12 Bids
Est. $1,000 - $2,000Starting Price $100
New York City Estate Auction, October 24
Oct 24, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0137 Details

Description
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Scottish mahogany tall case clock, circa 1830, having painted spandrels featuring personifications of the continents Asia, America, Africa, and Europe, the arch painted with allegorical figures of Britannia and others, the overall imagery marked by themes of colonialism and commerce, the dial with Roman numerals and two wind holes, under swan's neck pediment hood over rectangular trunk door flanked by chamfered angles, the interior of door bearing labels of service with inscriptions, on plain plinth raised on feet, with keys, weights, and pendulum. 87" H x 18.25" W x 9.25" D.
Condition
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Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition. Complete condition information is available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the auction. All lots are offered and sold "as is", and Auctions at Showplace will not provide refunds based on condition. Timepiece movements, lighting and electrics have not been tested, and art has not been examined out of the frame unless otherwise stated. Auctions at Showplace does not provide any shipping or packing services. We happily provide a list of recommended shippers who can provide shipping quotes prior to bidding.

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