03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Acorn Shelf Clock

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM


Acorn Shelf Clock, Forestville Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1850, the laminated case with conformingly shaped flanking sidearms terminating in turned acorns, housing a brass fusee movement and white-painted zinc dial marked "Forestville Manufg Co. Bristol Ct USA.," (restoration), ht. 23 3/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

replaced tablet, lowermost part of base may be restored, minor paint loss to dial


Forestville Manufacturing Company, Connecticut, Forestville Manufg Co.