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Mahogany Striking Mirror Wall Clock

Auction:
2431
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Striking Mirror Wall Clock, New Hampshire, c. 1830, turned painted and gilt half columns flanking the reverse-painting over the printed paper dial with Roman numerals, lower looking glass section, raised pediment, eight-day skeletonized striking movement with front hung pendulum, rack and snail strike and recoil escapement regulated by a pendulum and powered by two lead weights, ht. 41 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Glass is repainted, looking glass appears to be the original, paper dial is glued to a pine backing and is undisturbed, pendulum bob is period but adapted to hook on the end of the rod, original hands and period weights.

Keywords

New Hampshire, Anchor escapement, Bob, Clocks, Escapements, Movement, Pendulum, Striking clock

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