Federal Cherry Tall Case Clock
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Federal Cherry Tall Case Clock, New England, c. 1800, the hood with arched crest and central finial on a reeded plinth above the tombstone glazed door opening to a polychrome dial with a bird in the arch, floral spandrels, and calendar aperture, and brass eight-day weight-powered movement, the waist with tombstone door, all on a molded base, old brass finial, winder, key, two tin-cased weights, pendulum rod with brass-faced bob, (imperfections), ht. 83 1/4 in.
remnants of old fret remain; replaced plinth, other two plinths gone; base gone, movement with demilune cutout plate engraved with the number 13; backboard behind movemnet branded "CE"; added supports under seat board.