MALCOLM S. FORBES COLLECTION: THREE COMMEMORATIVE MANTLE CLOCKS AND A COMPANION VOLUME DATED 1919 TO 1946. 10 inches high (...
10 inches high (25.4 cm) (tallest clock)
Comprising an ebonized and inlaid clock in Regency taste presented by Queen Alexandra in 1919, a simple oak British Art Deco clock presented by a bowls club in 1939, and an Art Deco shagreen-cased clock presented to Lt. Col. John Christopher Smuts in 1946, together with a biographical volume of his father, the South African statesman Jan Christian Smuts.
Condition Report*:Ebonized clock with some splitting and general wear, shagreen with signifance loss to base and dry throughout, book (QTO) fair with original dust jacket
*Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.
Service and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)