Rosewood Veneered Acorn Shelf Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2008 3:00PM
Rosewood Veneered Acorn Shelf Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, with painted zinc dial, Roman numerals, printed maker's label inside backboard, reverse-painted and transfer-decorated floral tablet, the eight-day time and strike fusee movement stamped Forestville Mfg. Co., Bristol, CT, USA, ht. 19 1/2 in.
No significant repairs or restoration; painting on dial and glass are original; all case components are original, case in old refinish, mylar placed over paper label for protection.