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Auction Description for Embassy Auctions International: SPECIAL ARTS, ASIAN, FIREARMS AND ANTIQUES II

SPECIAL ARTS, ASIAN, FIREARMS AND ANTIQUES II

by Embassy Auctions International

Platinum House

270 lots with images

February 20, 2013

Live Auction

5336 Mine Road

Kinzers, PA, 17535 USA

Phone: 717-442-8529

Email: embassyauctions@hotmail.com

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Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bottle Vase

Lot 100: Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bottle Vase

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Description: 8 inches tall X 4 inches in diameter, round body with a straight neck and a 1 1/4" diameter mouth, painted floral design with insects and butterflies on a cream ground, bottom is marked. Excellent condition.

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Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Vase

Lot 101: Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Vase

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Description: 12 1/2 inches tall X 5 1/2 inches wide, tapered body with a flared mouth, cartouche with hand-painted interior scene with a stylized that border, long life character on top with a bat on either side, floral motif with many different symbolic designs including chest and scrolls, neck has same exterior scenes to a flared mouth 4 inches diameter. Bottom is marked, hole present. Great condition.

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Satsuma Tripod Lidded Jar

Lot 102: Satsuma Tripod Lidded Jar

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Description: 13 inches tall X 8 inches wide, rounded bulbous porcelain jar, decorated with a geisha girl and an Emperor, and a floral pattern, Foo dog handles and finial, brightly colored with moriage, lid is marked underneath bottom is also marked, great condition with a chip on the finial.

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Celadon Porcelain Vase

Lot 103: Celadon Porcelain Vase

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Description: 9 inches tall X 5 inches wide, Celadon colored round body with a tapered neck to a 1 18" mouth, decorated with two in embossed cranes and a cloud, two loop handles, bottom is marked, excellent condition.

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Japanese Imari Charger

Lot 104: Japanese Imari Charger

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Description: 12" charger with exceptional painted details, great colors, wonderful use of gilt, signed by maker on the reverse. Great condition with a few scuffs.

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Pair Chinese Porcelain Famille Noir Baluster Vases

Lot 105: Pair Chinese Porcelain Famille Noir Baluster Vases

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Description: 15" tall X 6 1/4" wide, A matching pair of large baluster vases, decorated in a floral motif on a black ground. Marked on the bottom, both great condition.

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Antique Chinese Hand Carved Wood Statue Kwan Yin on a Foo Dog

Lot 106: Antique Chinese Hand Carved Wood Statue Kwan Yin on a Foo Dog

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Description: PICK UP ONLY! 43" tall X 30" long X 12" wide, carved wood statue with painted gesso, in black and gold, Kwan Yin is the bodhisattva associated with compassion, usually as a female. She is sitting sideways on a Foo Dog holding a ruyi and flames behind her head, the flames of enlightenment symbolize Buddha as being the person who attained a true understanding of the nature of mind. In good condition with age wear, loss, cracks and splits. (see photos). PICK UP ONLY WE WILL NOT SHIP!!!!

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Imari Bud Vase

Lot 107: Imari Bud Vase

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Description: 7 1/2 inches tall, onion shaped by the vase with a straight neck, rich iron red coloring with cartouches of flowers and a bird. Unmarked. Great condition.

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Japanese Imari Charger #2

Lot 108: Japanese Imari Charger #2

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Description: 12 inch charger, with underglaze blue and overglaze gold, center cartouche with bamboo, pattern design border with floral motif, underside has bats and stylized clouds, marked on bottom, great condition.

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Large Famille Rose Charger

Lot 109: Large Famille Rose Charger

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Description: 16 1/4 inches, large Chinese charger in the Famille rose pattern, center cartouche has plants and bird as do three of the other sections, other sections have an exterior scene all are the same surrounded by stylized border of clouds, heavy foot rim, marked on the bottom, great condition.

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Palatial Sized Crackle Vase

Lot 110: Palatial Sized Crackle Vase

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Description: 20 3/4 inches tall X 11 1/2 inches wide, extremely large crackle vase in a Satsuma style decorated with battling warriors on horse and on foot, gold details over glaze, moriage in blue and white, pattern borders top and bottom, gold elephant head handles, marked on the bottom. Great condition.

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Hand Carved Ivory Chinese 14 Layer Puzzle Ball

Lot 111: Hand Carved Ivory Chinese 14 Layer Puzzle Ball

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Description: 2 3/4 inches in diameter ball, on a 11 inch tall stand, intricately carved mammoth ivory 14 layer puzzle ball, ivory handcarved stand is a Lady holding the ball on her head. The outer layer of the puzzle ball is carved with four Dragons. Excellent condition.

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18-19th Century Tibetan / Chinese Thangka

Lot 112: 18-19th Century Tibetan / Chinese Thangka

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Description: 36" X 17 1/2" Thangka sewn on to a border that is sewn on to a heavy stock "cardboard", Tsem-thang (embroidery) Tibetan/Chinese on silk depiction of a Buddhist deity appears to be floating, right leg standing on a Lotus flower, left leg folded over a Foo Dog's head, holding a scroll with both hands, behind are flames, above is a floating umbrella. Has 3-D appearance with the nose protruding. Overall great condition for the age, has some minor loss, and stains.

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Blue and White Porcelain Moon Vase

Lot 113: Blue and White Porcelain Moon Vase

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Description: 18" tall X 13" wide X 4 1/2" deep, Large porcelain moon vase with dragon handles, center scenes are children with a cart and a bat, grape vine borders with Yin-Yang on both sides, all in blue. Marked and in excellent condition.

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Chinese Peach Blossom Ginger Jar

Lot 114: Chinese Peach Blossom Ginger Jar

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Description: 12" tall X 8" wide, porcelain lidded ginger jar decorated with peach blossoms and patterned borders, unmarked, great condition.

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Bronze Scholars Brush Pot

Lot 115: Bronze Scholars Brush Pot

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Description: 4 1/4" tall X 3" diameter, China, double walled, open work design with landscape scenes with people, pagoda, trees and mountains, bottom rim is open to allow pot to set in water to rinse brushes, poem on bottom by Quan Long wishes you good health, money and friends. Great condition with some oxidation.

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Copal with Scorpion Inclusion on a Stand

Lot 116: Copal with Scorpion Inclusion on a Stand

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Description: 4" tall X 4" wide X 2 1/4" thick, Copal with inclusion of flora and a scorpion, great condition on a 1" stand.

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Two Tibetan Carved Stone Traveling Reliquary

Lot 117: Two Tibetan Carved Stone Traveling Reliquary

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Description: 3 1/2" tall X 3" wide X 1 1/2" thick, Chinese carved stone that the Monks would carry as they traveled, inset carving of a climbing tiger, great condition.

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Two Hand Carved Green Stone Flute

Lot 118: Two Hand Carved Green Stone Flute

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Description: 14" long X 3/4" diameter, carved green stone flutes decorated with flowers and characters, working flutes in Excellent condition.

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Carved Stone Puzzle Ball and Frog

Lot 119: Carved Stone Puzzle Ball and Frog

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Description: 4 1/2" diameter six layer Chinese puzzle ball, outer layer has dragons, phoenixes and flowers, includes stand. 4 1/2" long X 2 1/2" tall X 3 1/2" wide craved frog. Both are in great condition.

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Carved Stone Rooster

Lot 120: Carved Stone Rooster

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Description: 10 3/4" tall X 7 1/2" long X 3 1/4" wide, Chinese carved stone figure in great detail and in excellent condition.

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Carved Stone Dragon Turtle

Lot 121: Carved Stone Dragon Turtle

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Description: 5 1/2" tall X 9 1/2" long X 5" wide, Chinese carved stone Dragon Turtle with an open mouth, detailed and in excellent condition.

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Jade Pendant in Pewter Frame

Lot 122: Jade Pendant in Pewter Frame

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Description: 1 3/4" diameter green Chinese Jade Pendant in a pewter frame decorated with butterflies, birds and flowers. Great condition.

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Carved Ox Bone Knife & Scabbard Dragon Design

Lot 123: Carved Ox Bone Knife & Scabbard Dragon Design

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Description: 9 1/4" long bone knife and scabbard, Chinese, etched with Dragon designs, marked, great condition, handle is a wee bit loose.

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Carved Horn Libation Cup

Lot 124: Carved Horn Libation Cup

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Description: 4" tall X 2 1/2" X 1 1/2" wide, Chinese carved horn with a handle, decorated with a dragon on each side. Great condition.

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Chinese Hand Warmer

Lot 125: Chinese Hand Warmer

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Description: 4" diameter X 2" wide, Chinese, bronze type metal hand warmer, one side is decorated with a Dragon and Phoenix the other side has two cranes and plants. Swivel handle and screw on cap, marked, great condition.

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Two Boar Teeth Pendants

Lot 126: Two Boar Teeth Pendants

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Description: Lot of two. A large 5 1/2" long boar tooth and a 2" tooth. They have a decorated metal cap with a ring. Both in great condition.

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Tibetan

Lot 127: Tibetan "Phurba" Dagger

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Description: 14 1/2" long, Tibetan "Phurba" Dagger used by monks and medicine men to scare angry spirits from bodies and buildings, metal construction and heavy, decorated with faces, snakes and topped with a horse, Excellent condition

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Three Erotica Crystal Penis Pendants

Lot 128: Three Erotica Crystal Penis Pendants

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Description: Lot of three. Vary in length from 8" to 9" long, crystal penis cloudy clear with dark rough areas, each is slightly different in shape, great condition.

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Chinese Erotica Royal Ceramic #1

Lot 129: Chinese Erotica Royal Ceramic #1

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Description: 6" tall X 7 1/2" wide X 5" deep, Erotic statue of a man and woman, Royal Ceramic wedding gift for the honeymoon, marked, Excellent condition.

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Chinese Erotica Royal Ceramic #2

Lot 130: Chinese Erotica Royal Ceramic #2

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Description: 8" tall X 7 3/4" long X 4 1/2" wide, Erotic statue of a man and woman, Royal Ceramic wedding gift for the honeymoon, marked, Excellent condition.

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Rai Kunitoshi 14-15th C. Wakizashi Companion Sword

Lot 131: Rai Kunitoshi 14-15th C. Wakizashi Companion Sword

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Description: Japan, This Wakizashi ("side arm") is a short sword 18 1/4" long (blade is 16"), usually worn together with the katana by the samurai or swordsmen of feudal Japan. Hence the name companion sword. Sword is marked on the tang, end cap is loose, Loosely fitting wood pin and handle to blade needs to be tighten includes a leather scabbard and a leather handle cover. Examine

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Hand Carved Bone Sheath Scabbard

Lot 132: Hand Carved Bone Sheath Scabbard

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Description: 14" long X 1 1/2" wide, three section Asian hand carved bone sheath decorated with six panels picturing Wise men and scholars. Has two strap holes and a crack between them. A few minor cracks. Each end has loss. Great condition for its age.

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Vintage Asian Tobacco Cigarette Cards

Lot 133: Vintage Asian Tobacco Cigarette Cards

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Description: Lot of 42 cards, 35 X 60mm, cards are from a number of different series, white or blue borders, each card is numbered on the front and no title, reverse has number and description. See photos for subject matter. Cards are in great condition for their age.

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Yongzhen Peach Bowls

Lot 134: Yongzhen Peach Bowls

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Description: Lot of three. 5 1/4" diameter X 2" tall peach bowls, 19th century hand painted bowls made to commemorate Yongzhen rule (1723-1735) with six figure imperial mark on the bottom, decorated with Lotus Flowers and Chinese articles. Two bowls in great condition, the third bowl has a number of rim chips.

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Two Mission Style Wall Clocks

Lot 135: Two Mission Style Wall Clocks

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Description: 12 3/4" faces with metal Arabic numbers, time and strike, wood case one in brown other in black. Both are in working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulums, and keys.

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Seth Thomas 'Long Alarm' Mantle Clock

Lot 136: Seth Thomas 'Long Alarm' Mantle Clock

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Description: 9" tall X 7" wide X 3" deep with a 4" diameter face, circa 1886, metal case with heavy patina has a few dings and tarnish, face has minor browning, working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping.

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Roosevelt, Washington, and Lincoln Steersmen Clock

Lot 137: Roosevelt, Washington, and Lincoln Steersmen Clock

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Description: 12 3/4" tall X 11" wide X 4 1/2" deep, United Steersman wind up novelty clock, pot metals with bronze finish, depicting Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Washington at ship's wheel. The base reads Steersmen. The painted face has faded displays Washington with marching patriots, with one of them having a mechanical arm beating a drum. Reads Made in U.S.A. and United Clock Corp. Brooklyn N.Y. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping.

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Vintage United Horse-n- Carriage Clock

Lot 138: Vintage United Horse-n- Carriage Clock

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Description: 8 1/4" tall X 21" deep, vintage Electric Horse-n-Carriage Clock. Circa 1940-50's, gold toned metal on a wooden base, features a four horse hitch with drivers and footmen, United Clock Corp., face is crisp, beveled glass is clear, missing section of chain from driver to horses. Tested and in great working condition.

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Vintage Linden Chiming Mantel Clock

Lot 139: Vintage Linden Chiming Mantel Clock

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Description: 11" tall X 9 1/4" wide X 6" deep, time and strike, chimes on the 1/4, 1/2 and hour, Made by Cuckoo Clock Mfg. Co., wood case marked made in Germany, Like new condition with a few dings. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key.

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Waterbury 'Festus' Kitchen Clock

Lot 140: Waterbury 'Festus' Kitchen Clock

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Description: 22" tall X 15" wide X 4 1/2" deep, time and strike on 1/2 and hour, Waterbury Clock Co., pressed oak case with finish loss, face has loss, minor loss on reverse painting. Partial paper label on back. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key.

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Ansonia Gingerbread Kitchen Alarm Clock

Lot 141: Ansonia Gingerbread Kitchen Alarm Clock

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Description: 20 1/2" tall X 11 7/8" wide X 4 1/8" deep, Ansonia Kitchen Clock, all original, time and strike 1/2 and hour with alarm, painting has minor loss, case has some finish loss, face has some fading. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes original pendulum, and key.

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Junghans Mantel Clock

Lot 142: Junghans Mantel Clock

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Description: 7 1/2" tall X 15 3/4" wide X 5 1/4", Junghans mantel clock, time and strike, veneer case, hands and numbers have color loss, case has some minor loss, metal bezel has some rust. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key.

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Antique Gilbert Kitchen Clock

Lot 143: Antique Gilbert Kitchen Clock

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Description: 19 1/4" tall X 12 1/8" wide X 4 3/4" deep, Gilbert Walnut case time and strike kitchen clock, circa 1880's, walnut case in great condition with a split on left side of the base and a few scuffs, original glass painting in excellent condition, face has minor wear. Partial paper label and hand writtingon back. Overall great condition. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key. Includes provenance.

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Arched Top Mantel Clock

Lot 144: Arched Top Mantel Clock

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Description: 14 1/8" X 12 1/2" wide x 5" deep, Marker is unknown, time and strike, arched top wood case with spiral molded columns, wood veneer has splits and repairs, new porcelain face. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key.

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Ansonia Alhambra Mantel Clock

Lot 145: Ansonia Alhambra Mantel Clock

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Description: 17 3/4" tall X 17 1/2" wide X 5" deep, Ansonia "ALHAMBRA", circa 1904, eight day time and strike wood case mantel clock with decorated rubber panels, open escapement, wear to decorations commensurate with age. This particular model also has a gilt rubber dial (both the inset and the chapter ring). On the rubber panels, there are hand painted scenes of flowers. Partial paper label on back. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key.

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Smiths Enfield Bakelite Mantel Clock

Lot 146: Smiths Enfield Bakelite Mantel Clock

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Description: 8" tall X 8 1/2" wide X 4 3/4" deep, vintage Smiths Enfield Bakelite Mantel Clock made in England, time and strike, metal bezel is tarnished, excellent condition and working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key. Repair label on back dated 1981.

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Seth Thomas Electric Mantel Clock

Lot 147: Seth Thomas Electric Mantel Clock

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Description: 8 1/2" tall X 14" wide X 5" deep, Seth Thomas Model called CONSOLE, the electric version. Dated 4711 - November 1947, label and id plate intact, wood case has a few dings and scrapes. Working at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping, and in great condition, includes original bill of sale.

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Ansonia Black Steel Case Mantel Clock

Lot 148: Ansonia Black Steel Case Mantel Clock

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Description: 10 5/8" tall X 9 1/2" wide X 4 3/4" deep, time and strike, circa late 1800's, steel case etched and painted decorations, black dial has light fading, black Arabic numbers in a gold circle, some fading on bezel and door. Great condition. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key.

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Lot of Two Small Mantel Clocks

Lot 149: Lot of Two Small Mantel Clocks

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Description: 15" tall X 8 1/2" wide X 3 3/4" deep, Waterbury time and strike steeple mantel clock, wood case has dings, scrapes and loss, dial is faded and has loss, door hinges are loose and latch is broken. Working condition at time of cataloging not guaranteed after shipping. Includes pendulum, and key. The other's manufacture is unknown, time and strike, dial is faded, wood case has scuffs and dark stain, door glass is loose, clock working but chime is temperamental.

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