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JOHN BIRGE TRIPLE-DECKER MAHOGANY SHELF CLOCK

8 day brass mechanism, gilded basket and floral splat, side gilt columns, ivory key escutcheons, gilt bun feet, 36in. Condition report Minor veneer losses, some gild loss on columns. Images Click on thumbnails to see larger images:

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Classical eight-day shelf clock,

mahogany with mahogany veneers, carved eagle above three pairs ebonized half columns, wooden face with gilt spandrels, lower eglomise panel with possibly Mt. Vernon, original label “C.&L.C. Ives, Bristol, Conn.”, probably original surface, with weight, pendulum and key, 38 x 16-3/4 x 6 in. Traces of gilt decoration on columns, losses to eglomise panel, upper […]

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