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    Sale 12186

    Important American Furniture, Silver, Outsider and Folk Art

    20 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 892

    AN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL MARBLE, PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE SET

    AMERICAN, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN REVIVAL MARBLE, PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE SET
    AMERICAN, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    the clock dial marked T. & E. Dickinson Buffalo NY
    The clock 18 in. high, 20 ¾ in. wide, 7 ¾ in. deep
    The obelisks 23 ¼ in. high, 7 ½ in. wide x 5 in. deep


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    For a related example (see The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Edgar J. Kaufman Charitable Foundation Fund, 68.97.4 and 19th-Century America: Furniture and Other Decorative Artsan exhibition in celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 16 through September 7, 1970, Volume 1, fig. 232.).

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    Provenance

    Joel J. Einhorn, American Furniture and Clocks, Woodbury, Connecticut, 1991


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTOR