06-07-200906-07-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2460Boston
June 7, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Mahogany Regulator Wall Clock by J. N. Dunning

$29,625$25,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2460Location: BostonDate / Time: June 07, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Regulator Wall Clock by J. N. Dunning,Burlington, Vermont, c. 1835,with turned and glazed wooden bezel over the 10 1/4 in. dia. painted iron Roman dial faintly signed J. N. Dunning, removable serpentine waist section, lower concave box door and molded pedestal, eight-day brass timepiece with iron weight and brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 34 1/2 in.

A closely related unsigned example is illustrated in Paul Foley, Willard's Patent Timepieces, pg. 104.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Case refinished, lacking waist section weight baffle, object left section of pedestal repaired, movement in overhauled condition, period hands, weight, pendulum rod and bob, dial in undisturbed condition.

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Burlington, Vermont