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Mahogany Longcase Clock by Nathaniel Brown

Auction:
2502
Lot:
535
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Longcase Clock by Nathaniel Brown, Manchester, England, c. 1790, the scroll-top case with cast brass rosettes, gilded decoration on the tympanum with central sunburst and flanking rooster and owl, fluted columns with Corninthian capitals flanking the composite brass and painted dial with moon's age in the arch and signed Nathaniel Brown, Manchester, highly figured serpentine-top waist door flanked by stop-fluted quarter columns and Corinthian capitals all on ogee feet, eight-day time and rack and snail strike movement with two tin-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 90 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Ogee feet are replacements.

Keywords

Nathaniel Brown, Manchester, United Kingdom, Capital, Corinthian order