04-11-2009 04-11-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2452 Boston
April 11, 2009 10:00 AMCalender
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Scottish Georgian Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2452 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 11, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Scottish Georgian Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock, last quarter 18th century, dial signed J. Gordon, Perth, swan's neck cresting and arched door enclosing a brass and steel face with two-train movement and subsidiary dials for seconds and date, mid-case and plinth base inlaid with scrolling foliage, quarter-fans, checker-banding, and stringing, on ogee bracket feet, ht. 87 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Shot without brass finial which is present; pendulum, two weights and winder; apparently complete; age typical minor defects; very good overall.

Keywords

Perth, steel face