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Federal Mahogany and Tiger and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Long Wall Mirror Clock

Auction:
2267
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

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

Description:

Federal Mahogany and Tiger and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Long Wall Mirror Clock, attributed to Merriman, Birge & Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1818-19, the scrolled crest joining square plinths with brass urn finials above a hinged door with reverse painted eglomise panel framing a white painted dial and eight-day weight-driven movement with iron plates designed by Joseph Ives above a mirror glass and lower tablet, flanked by ogee molded and reeded pilasters, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 55, wd. 19 1/2 in, dp. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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Merriman, Birge & Company, Joseph Ives, Connecticut

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