The David Baldwin Magic Collection II
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/16/2018
Robert-Houdin Glass Column Mystery Clock. Paris, mid-nineteenth century. Single arrow-shaped hand, glass dial indicating the time with Roman numerals, contained within a gilt-brass circular frame, upon a mount supported by a glass column terminating in four griffins, velvet-covered platform, gilt wooden and ebonized base. Height 19 ½”. Dial 5 ½” diam. Base 7 x 4 ¾”. Interior glass tube captured by brass wheel, set screws in casting at tube base, movement consistent with original with exceptional balance platform; base and gilt finish with some losses, castings and overall quality and finish consistent with an original example. Accompanied by a glass display dome.
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Minimum Bid: $20,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $36,000.00
Estimate: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00
Number Bids:7
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