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Painted Tall Clock by Orange Hopkins

Auction:
2453
Lot:
512
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
Discovery - 2453
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 16, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Tall Clock by Orange Hopkins, Litchfield, Connecticut, c. 1825, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, town common scene in the arch and marked O. Hopkins, Litchfield, the case with scroll top, freestanding columns flanking the dial opening, rectangular waist door, and French feet all with painted line inlay and graining, thirty-hour wooden movement with pendulum and two tin-cased weights, ht. 84 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Scroll top replaced; painted finish is old and dark, lacking second's and date hand; replacement time wheel pinion and arbor.

Keywords

Litchfield, Connecticut, Graining, Litchfield County, Connecticut, Litchfield, Connecticut, Pendulum, Scroll

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