Benjamin Morrill Striking Mirror Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Benjamin Morrill Striking Mirror Clock, Boscawen, New Hampshire, c. 1825, the painted pine case with full-length door, gilt and faux veneer half-columns flanking the stenciled reverse-painting over the painted Roman numeral iron dial marked B. Morrill/Boscawen, and lower looking glass, pasted inside behind the looking glass is a printed maker's label stating in part, Eight-Day Clocks and Time Pieces/Manufactured by Benjamin Morrill,/Boscawen, N.H., yellow-painted interior, eight-day time and strike "rat-trap" movement, pendulum and weight, ht. 29 1/2 in.
Provenance: Peter Sawyer Antiques; Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Literature: Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 11.
Original painted and looking glasses, all paint on case original, dial with minor touch up, upper right cast rosette now gone.
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