03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock

$10,665$9,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock, possibly Edward Moulton, Rochester, New Hampshire, and Saco, Maine, c. 1815, painted iron arched dial with rocking ship flying an American flag against the backdrop of a fort, seconds hand, calendar aperture, and brass eight-day weight-powered movement, pendulum with brass-faced bob, two different cast weights, winder, key, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 84 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

paint wear to dial, fret original but all pierced elements cut off; panel split to base, large shrinkage cracks - needs fixing, piece of molding detached from hood.

Keywords

Rochester, Edward Moulton, Maine, New Hampshire