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Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2255
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$22,325$19,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock, Walter Cornell, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1800, the hood with reeded plinths topped by brass ball finials joining pierced fretwork above the molded arched cornice and glazed string-inlaid tombstone door flanked by free-standing reeded brass stop fluted columns, the polychrome and gilt iron dial showing a bird on a flowering branch in the arch, rose spandrels, second hand and calendar aperture lettered "Walter Cornell Newport", with eight-day brass weight- driven movement, the waist with rectangular molded string and quarter-fan inlaid door flanked by reeded brass stop-fluted quarter columns on conforming inlaid base and ogee bracket feet, mellow patina, ht. 93 1/4 in.

Provenance: William Engs Dennis, Jr., Newport, Rhode Island
Cornelius Moore, Newport, Rhode Island.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Keywords

Walter Cornell Newport, Rhode Island, Cornell, Walter Cornell, Cornelius Moore, William Engs Dennis , Jr., Newport County, Rhode Island

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