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Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock

Auction:
2804M
Lot:
61
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Mahogany Eight-day Tall Clock, possibly Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1810, stepped molded flat-top hood with freestanding reeded columns with acanthus leaf carved capitals, painted Arabic numeral iron dial, moon's age in arch, sweep seconds, and center calendar hand, raised gilt, and painted spandrels, freestanding reeded columns flanking the serpentine shaped waist door with cross-banded and crotch mahogany oval center panel, base with similar adornment as waist door, all resting on ogee bracket feet, eight-day time and hour strike movement, with dead-beat escapement, regulated by a brass faced pendulum and powered by two lead weights, ht. 97 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania