06-02-2012 06-02-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2600M Marlborough
June 2, 2012 10:00AMCalender

Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2600M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 02, 2012 10:00AM


Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1800, with painted kidney-shaped Roman numeral dial signed Joseph Loring, Boston, inlaid case with fret top and French feet, eight-day time-only movement with iron weight and pendulum, ht. 38 in.

Note: An eight-day tall clock by Joseph Loring is in the J. Cheney Wells Collection at Old Sturbridge Village, and his daybook is in the collections at the American Antiquarian Society.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

feet and blocking are replaced, pierced fret is probably an old replacement, dial relined with slight in-painting along lower edge and dial post area, original weight, pendulum, hands, movement needs cleaning.


Joseph Loring, American Antiquarian Society