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Federal Tall Clock

Auction:
2374
Lot:
627
Sold for:
$16,450$14,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2374
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 21, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Federal Tall Clock, Philip Brown, Hopkinton, New Hampshire, the cherry case with pierced fret, reeded finial plinths, brass finials, arched and glazed hood door, delicate line, checkered, and bell-flower inlays on a tall cut-out foot base with drop panel, all housing an eight-day brass time and strike movement powered by two tin-cased weights and regulated by a period pendulum and painted iron dial faintly inscribed P. Brown, Hopkinton, (imperfections), ht. 86 in. Family history on request.

Reference: Parsons, New Hampshire Clocks and Clockmakers, page 301.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Hopkinton, Philip Brown, New Hampshire, Clock, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, Pendulum, Time

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