Mahogany Floor-Standing Master Clock by E. Howard
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Mahogany Floor-Standing Master Clock by E. Howard, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1900, molded cornice top with glazed top door opening to reveal the 16 1/2 in. dia. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and signed E. Howard & Co. Boston, carved ornament over the glazed waist door on a sleigh-front molded base pediment, 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. rectangular eight-day timepiece movement stamped E. Howard & Co. Boston, with dead-beat escapement, maintaining power and Geneva stop, silver-leafed wooden rod with brass cylindrical weight and nickel damascened bob, ht. 94, wd. 34, dp. 15 3/4 in.
Note: Deaccessioned from the National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia, Pennsylvania, to benefit the Museum Acquisitions Fund.
Filled holes in the backboard indicate proble use as a Master clock, unused holes on movement in the lower section indicate same, dial relined.