John Hunt Steeple Clock with "Wagon Spring"
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
John Hunt Steeple Clock with "Wagon Spring", Plainville, Connecticut, c. 1845, mahogany veneered, reverse ogee, "sharp gothic" oversized shelf clock with full-length door, the upper glazed dial opening over the painted zinc Roman numeral dial, the lower with frosted glass depicting an American eagle and shield, thirty-hour time and strike movement with wagon spring and maker's label in the lower section, ht. 29 1/2 in.
Provenance: Herschel Futch; Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Literature: Illustrated and discussed in Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 12.
Dial repainted, lower glass a replacement, minor losses to printed maker's label.
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