Forestville Mfg. Company Rosewood Veneered Acorn Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Forestville Mfg. Company Rosewood Veneered Acorn Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, with painted zinc Roman numeral dial, printed maker's label inside backboard, reverse-painted and transfer-decorated floral tablet, eight-day time and strike fusee movement stamped Forestville Mfg. Co., Bristol, CT, USA, ht. 19 1/2 in.
Provenance: Herbert Nilson Collection; Skinner, November 1, 2008, Lot 75; Terry and Karen Brotherton.
As good as it gets! Dial with age consistent minor losses to dial.
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