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Birch and Mahogany Dwarf Clock by John Taber

Auction:
2431
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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

Description:

Birch and Mahogany Dwarf Clock by John Taber, Alfred or Saco, Maine, c. 1825, with reeded columns flanking the full-length door, top glazed section revealing the 9 1/4 in. painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and green leafage in the spandrels, veneered mid section and lower looking glass, turned feet, case interior and back of dial painted period blue-green, eight-day time only iron plate movement with pendulum and iron weight, ht. 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,500-6,500

Scroll top and feet are replacements, lower looking glass, although period, now backed by a replacement pine board, door hinges relocated, minor touch-up and relining on wooden dial, original hands, weight and pendulum.

Keywords

Birch Dwarf Clock, John Taber, Mahogany Dwarf Clock, Maine, Clocks, Door, Pendulum, Time

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