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Benjamin Swan Birch Tall Clock

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
502
Sold for:
$7,200$6,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 01, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Benjamin Swan Birch Tall Clock, Augusta, Maine, c. 1825, fret-top case, freestanding turned columns with brass capitals flanking glazed hood door over painted iron Roman numeral dial marked B Swan Augusta below date aperture, seconds dial, painted spandrels, rocking ship in arch, rectangular waist door with crossbanding, brass capitals on horizontally decorated inset waist columns, flat base panel all over bracket feet, eight-day time and strike movement, two weights and pendulum, ht. 86 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

No finials. Some paint flaking on dial. Weights are not matched- one tin can on filled brass tube.

Keywords

Augusta, Maine, Capital, Clock