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Mahogany Double-Steeple Clock by Elisha Manross

Auction:
2431
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Mahogany Double-Steeple Clock by Elisha Manross, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, with painted zinc dial, Roman numerals, transfer and paint-decorated tablets, printed maker's label inside case, and eight-day strap brass fusee movement mounted in attached iron frame, ht. 23 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some losses on painted tablet, dial is undisturbed, object right half-round lower section of case lacking veneer.

Keywords

Elisha Manross, Steeple Clock, paint-decorated tablets, Connecticut, Clocks

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