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Walnut Carved and Inlaid Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2267
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Walnut Carved and Inlaid Tall Case Clock, John Miller, Germantown, Pennsylvania, mid-18th century, the hood with molded swan's neck cresting with geometric carved pinwheels centering a carved plinth above the glazed inlaid tombstone door enclosing and engraved brass dial inscribed "John Miller, Germantown, 1705" in the arch with seconds hand, calendar aperture, and brass weight-driven movement, the heavy mid-molding and thumb-molded tombstone door flanked by reeded quarter-columns on base with thumb-molded raised panel and bracket feet, the case inlaid throughout with stringing, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 86 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Germantown, John Miller, Pennsylvania, Bracket, Door

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