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Mahogany Floor-Standing Master Clock by E. Howard

Auction:
2502
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Filled holes in the backboard indicate proble use as a Master clock, unused holes on movement in the lower section indicate same, dial relined.

Keywords

E. Howard & Co., Massachusetts, in., Pennsylvania, Columbia, Clock Museum, Museum Acquisitions Fund, Clock, Horology, Watch