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Federal Tiger Maple Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2230
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$11,163$9,500

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Tiger Maple Tall Case Clock, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810-15, the hood with pierced fretwork joining reeded plinths above the glazed tombstone door flanked by reeded columns, the iron polychrome and gilt dial showing a flower in the arch with American shield spandrels, seconds hand, calendar aperture, and eight-day brass weight-driven movement, the waist with molded rectangular door flanked by reeded quarter-columns on base with cut-out feet, refinished, (restoration and imperfections), ht. 84 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Massachusetts, Fretwork