Mahogany Acorn Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2008 3:00PM
Mahogany Acorn Clock by Forestville Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc dial signed Forestville Manufact. Co., Bristol, CT, USA, green and silver border on upper glass, reverse-painted tablet inscribed "Residence of J.C. Brown, Esq. Bristol, Conn.", flanking side ornaments and eight-day lyre shaped movement with detached wooden fusees, blue-green paper dust cover on backboard and printed paper label stating Henry Russell, Practical Clock Maker, No. 220 Federal Street, Portland, Maine., ht. 24 in.
Side arms are old replacements, reverse-painted glass is repainted, dust paper and dial are undisturbed; movement is not stamped.