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MALCOLM S. FORBES COLLECTION: THREE COMMEMORATIVE MANTLE CLOCKS AND A COMPANION VOLUME DATED 1919 TO 1946. 10 inches high (...

2011 June Dallas Signature Decorative Arts & Gentleman's Auction #5065

 
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Auction Ended On: Jun 1, 2011
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Location: Heritage Auctions - Design District Annex
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX

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MALCOLM S. FORBES COLLECTION: THREE COMMEMORATIVE MANTLE CLOCKS AND A COMPANION VOLUME DATED 1919 TO 1946
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.

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Ebonized clock with some splitting and general wear, shagreen with signifance loss to base and dry throughout, book (QTO) fair with original dust jacket

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