Lot 549: AN AMERICAN SILVER AND JADE CHINOISERIE CLOCK, ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD I FARMER, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1930 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: mounted with two Chinese carvings of exotic birds, flanking a small circular dial with Chinoiserie numbers, inside silver rim and jade bangle, on gilt gesso "rockwork" base
tiny loss to crest of one bird, some splitting to gesso at top of stand; back panel of clock (where signature probably was) missing
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Dimensions: length 13 1/4 in.