11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender
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Mahogany Bracket Clock by "Daniel Rose,"

$5,925$5,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Mahogany Bracket Clock by "Daniel Rose," Reading, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, scroll-top case with turned finials, free-standing columns flanking the 10 in. painted iron dial inscribed Daniel Rose Reading Pa 1776, on carved and turned feet, eight-day time and strike fusee movement, with silk thread suspension, ht. 27 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Extensive restoration/conservation to the dial including signature and date and moon dial; case refinished, movement and dial are mounted on a seating board and appear to be original to the case. Movement appears to be original to the dial, period paint wash on secondary surfaces, sliding backboard is original.

Keywords

Reading, Daniel Rose Reading Pa, Pennsylvania, period paint wash