Mahogany Shelf Clock by Asa Munger & Company
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Mahogany Shelf Clock by Asa Munger & Company, Auburn, New York, 1833, with carved basket crest, looking glasses flanking the stenciled glass framing the 8 3/4 in. painted iron dial marked Warranted Asa Munger & Co., Auburn, N.Y., lower looking glass flanked by carved columns, paw feet, wallpapered interior, 5 x 6 in. printed maker's label, eight-day brass time and strike skeletonized movement with hammer stamped 1833, two iron weights and eagle pendulum, ht. 39 3/4 in.
Literature: Information on Asa Munger and his clocks is found in Oechsle and Boyce, An Empire in Time, Clocks and Clock Makers of Upstate New York, pp. 93-97.
Refinished, dial relined, stenciled and looking glasses appear to be the original, brass door knobs are replacements.