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Mahogany Single Candlestick Beehive Wagon-Spring Clock by Birge and Fuller

Auction:
2431
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

Mahogany Single Candlestick Beehive Wagon-Spring Clock by Birge and Fuller, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, with painted zinc dial, Roman numerals, transfer and paint-decorated tablets, maker's label inside backboard, and 30-hour brass time and strike wagon-spring movement, ht. 22 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Dial is repainted, top painted glass is old but not the original, label is loose on backboard in some areas.

Keywords

paint-decorated tablets, Connecticut, Backboard, Clocks

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