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Federal Cherry Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2509
Lot:
718
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Cherry Tall Case Clock, New England, c. 1800, the hood with arched crest and central finial on a reeded plinth above the tombstone glazed door opening to a polychrome dial with a bird in the arch, floral spandrels, and calendar aperture, and brass eight-day weight-powered movement, the waist with tombstone door, all on a molded base, old brass finial, winder, key, two tin-cased weights, pendulum rod with brass-faced bob, (imperfections), ht. 83 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

remnants of old fret remain; replaced plinth, other two plinths gone; base gone, movement with demilune cutout plate engraved with the number 13; backboard behind movemnet branded "CE"; added supports under seat board.

Keywords

New England, Door, Pendulum

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