02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
248

Cherry Tall Case Clock,

$5,875$5,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Cherry Tall Case Clock, Henry Wismer Plumstead, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, c. 1820, the hood with molded broken-arch cresting with carved floral rosettes and three plinths with turned finials above the glazed tombstone door enclosing the polychrome iron dial with a basket of fruit in the arch, seashell spandrels and calendar aperture signed "Henry Wismer B. C." and brass weight-driven striking pull-up movement, all flanked by turned columns, the waist with door flanked by four ring-turned columns on base with canted corners and flaring French feet, old surface, ht. 95 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Henry Wismer, Cherry Tall Case Clock, Bucks County, Pennsylvania