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Mahogany Inlaid Tall Clock

Auction:
2482
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$31,995$27,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Mahogany Inlaid Tall Clock, Abel Hutchins, Concord, New Hampshire, c. 1815, the glazed tombstone door opens to a 12 in. painted iron dial with Arabic numerals signed "Abel Hutchins/Concord," with rocking ship in the arch, and eight-day brass time and strike movement with period tin-cased weights and brass-faced period pendulum bob, on waist inlaid with stringing and bellflowers and molded rectangular door flanked by reeded quarter columns and flame birch ovals, on molded string-inlaid base with French feet, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 95 1/2 in.

Accompanying the clock is Abel Hutchins' painted leather fire bucket.
Estimate $25,000-35,000

replacement bottom board and glue blocks but clock is of proper height; fret may be an old replacement.

Keywords

Abel Hutchins, New Hampshire, Bible, Bob, Cain and Abel, Clock, Door, Time

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