Sale 11BE01 | Lot 173

American Renaissance Revival Carved Oak Tall Case Clock

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
American Renaissance Revival Carved Oak Tall Case Clock

Lot Details

Lot 173
American Renaissance Revival Carved Oak Tall Case Clock
Attributed to R.J. Horner, circa 1895
The hood surmounted with a broken pediment and decorated with a pair of winged lions in high relief, above an arched glazed door enclosing a square painted dial with moons, landscape scenes and Arabic numerals, over a case with a glazed door and conforming decoration, continuing to a bombe base with a bacchante flanked by grotesque dolphins and scrolling acanthus leaves against a stippled ground, raised on hairy paw feet. Height 8 feet 10 inches.


Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Dial is signed:
A.J. JENNENS & SON GREAT SUTTON STREET LONDON E.C.
The case appears to be in generally good condition, including on the top part of the glazed front door and also notable on the lower section, in the front, where there are large cracks to the right of the central putto.
Some small areas of wood loss. Scuffing to the paw feet.
There are five tubes and three brass weights and a brass pendulum.
There is no winding key.
Doyle has non original key which will open the glazed door over the dial.
Please assume the clock is not in working condition.


Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $20,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 10am EST
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