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Mahogany Sharp Gothic by John Hunt

Auction:
2431
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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

Description:

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.

Keywords

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

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