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Mahogany Acorn Wall Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company

Auction:
2431
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Mahogany Acorn Wall Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with glazed dial door over the 7 1/2 in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and marked Forestville Manufacturing Company, reverse-painted tablet in lower section, old fabric on backboard, eight-day brass spring-powered movement stamped Forestville Mfg. Co. Bristol Ct. U.S.A., ht. 28 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Tablet repainted, case with old surface, dial paint appears to be the original with faint maker''s inscription.

Keywords

Forestville Manufacturing Company, Connecticut, Forestville Mfg., United States, dial paint, faint maker, Bristol, Connecticut, Forestville, Tablet

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