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Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock by Ephraim Downes

Auction:
2502
Lot:
578
Sold for:
$593$500

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

Description:

Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock by Ephraim Downes, Bristol, Connecticut, circa 1825, the scroll top case with cast urn finials, painted wooden dial with Arabic numerals, raised gesso chapter ring marks and scroll work spandrels, reverse-painted tablet of a town center, printed maker's label inside case and thirty-hour time and count wheel strike movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 31 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scrolls and finials are original, scalloped apron is original but both feet facades are replacements, painted glass is repainted.

Keywords

Ephraim Downes, Connecticut, Pendulum, Scroll