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Lot 1350
Walnut Carved Clock, circa 1920s, by Hershede of Cincinnati, Ohio, s/n 80677, last patent date of 1921. Eight-day triple weight driven brass movement. Time, strike, seconds, moon phase and eight tube chime playing Whittington, Westminster or Canterbury carillons, the substantial case ornately carved with allegorical full round figures of Bounty and an Indian Chief on the bonnet, (having an applied McGill University of Montreal bronze shield at center), cherubs on crown, the lower case with rampant lion stanchions, lion heads, Green Man heads on sides and an Indian Warrior's head lower front, molded base raised on lion paw feet, beveled glass all around, nickel plated tubes, with original faux mercury triple tube pendulum, winding crank and case key. Painted moon phase dial (with views of the Rhine), gilt reticulated spandrels surrounding engraved silver dial with Roman numerals. 8' 1 1/2" tall, 25" x 16 1/2". Flaking to moon phase dial. Not observed running.

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Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Feb 18, 2018
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861
United States
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