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Joseph Nye Dunning Wall Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Joseph Nye Dunning Wall Clock, Burlington, Vermont, c. 1820, mahogany case with wooden bezel over the 7 3/4-in. painted Roman numeral dial inscribed J. N. Dunning, concentric circle hands, carved side ornaments just below the head, flat waist section rising to the bottom ogival box door and veneered pedestal below, eight-day, time-only movement with lead weight and pendulum, ht. 45 in.

Provenance: Former NAWCC President, Donald Packard; Peter Sawyer Antiques; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Literature: Donald Packard, "Concord Clocks," NAWCC Bulletin Supplement #5; NAWCC Bulletin #67, February 1957, p. 445; NAWCC Bulletin #77, Vol. VIII, December 1958, p. 339; Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 19 and inside back cover.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Photographed with a replacement eagle, a period eagle accompanies the lot, dial cleaned and relined, old case surface, original hands.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Burlington, Vermont, Donald Packard, Karen Brotherton, Peter Sawyer Antiques, Terry Brotherton, NAWCC President, President