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Mahogany Shelf Clock by Asa Munger & Company

Auction:
2502
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Refinished, dial relined, stenciled and looking glasses appear to be the original, brass door knobs are replacements.

Keywords

Asa Munger & Company, Auburn, Warranted Asa, Clock, Horology