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Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2349
Lot:
476
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

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

Description:

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the hood with pierced fretwork joining reeded plinths topped by brass ball finials, above a molded arched cornice and string-inlaid glazed tombstone door opening to an engraved brass dial showing moon phases with seconds hand and calendar aperture, and brass eight-day weight-driven movement flanked by freestanding reeded brass stop-fluted columns, the waist with molded string inlaid door flanked by reeded brass stop-fluted quarter columns, on similarly inlaid base and bracket feet, refinished, (repairs, imperfections, works not original to case), ht. 98 1/2 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

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Massachusetts, Door

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