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Rosewood Veneered Acorn Shelf Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company

Auction:
2431
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

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.

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Connecticut, Forestville Manufacturing Company, Forestville Mfg., United States, Forestville

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