11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 03:00 PMCalender

Mahogany Sharp Gothic by John Hunt

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2008 3:00PM


Mahogany Sharp Gothic by John Hunt, Plainville, Connecticut, c. 1850, painted zinc dial with Arabic numerals, transfer printed and painted lower table depicting "Public Square, New Haven., printed maker's label inside backboard stating, Eight-Day Spring Clocks, Manufactured and Sold by John Hunt, Plainville, Conn., eight-day time and strike unmarked movement, ht. 30 in.

Provenance: Anthony Sposato Collection, Richard A. Bourne, October 29, 1985, lot 62.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

dial extensively in-painted, refinished and minor veneer repairs, label discolored and some minor losses.


John Hunt, Connecticut, Plainville, Public Square, Anthony Sposato Collection, Anthony Sposato, Richard A. Bourne