Grandfather clock - 19th century european

Jul 13, 2018. 02:14 UTC
Grandfather clock - 19th century European
Greg
United States of America

Category
Clocks

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Elaborately engraved, especially with columns on side and top with carved woman's head and face. Is carved and finely finished wood. Is key-wound up with glass encasing for brass-metal pendulum. The clock works. Is dark wood, maybe mahogany. Is 46" high, 18" width, 7" or 8" inset, approximately 30-35 lbs..

Provenance

I do not know where it came from. May have been auction or antique store.

Answered within 3 days
Jul 15, 20:46 UTC
By Nora Curl

Fair Market Value

$400 - $650 USD

Insurance Value

$1,050 USD
What does this mean?

This is an antique, 19th century, Victorian era, turned wood, gingerbread style hanging wall pendulum clock with bas-relief classical face affixed to the top. A maker name is not known, though is possibly signed on the works, which can be seen by opening the backside. The estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparables. Retail 'asking prices' can be higher and vary.

Nora curl Jul 15, 20:47 UTC

Please add more clear, well-lit images. The photos here are too blurry and dark to be used for an online assessment.

Greg lane Jul 19, 00:22 UTC

I want to load up some more pictures. How do I do it here?

Greg lane Jul 19, 00:56 UTC

I just got them; Here they are.

Nora curl Jul 24, 19:35 UTC

Thank you for the additional images. Is the piece beneath the pendulum marked or signed? Does the backside have an affixed paper label or tag and/or are the works signed on the backside?

Greg lane Aug 21, 01:58 UTC

The piece beneath the pendulum, the placard, is marked with it's design (in the new photo). There's no affixed paper label on the back but there is a metal placard label with "The Works" shown with the address and phone number of the place where I suppose it was sold from (shown in new photo).

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