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Mahogany Veneered Round Gothic Shelf Clock

Auction:
2349
Lot:
432
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Veneered Round Gothic Shelf Clock, E. C. Brewster, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1835-40, of "beehive" case form with floral cut glass lower tablet, 7 in. diameter wooden dial with Roman numerals and central glass aperture, green paper lined interior backboard with lower 'reversed' cast iron fusee block, springs and brass fusees, brass movement stamped "No. 3771", rack and snail strike and Geneva stops, (dial enhanced; replacement hands; veneer repair and losses), ht. 19 in.

Literature: Kenneth D. Roberts, The Contributions of Joseph Ives to Connecticut Clock Technology, 1810-1862, pages 240-243.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

Connecticut, Joseph Ives, Kenneth D. Roberts, Clocks, Striking clock

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