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Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
473
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock, James Perrigo, Jr., Wrentham or Franklin, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the arched hood with freestanding columns enclosing a white-painted polychrome and gilt iron dial showing an exotic bird in the arch, with floral spandrels, seconds hand, and calendar aperture, lettered "J. Perrigo, Junr:," with brass weight-driven eight-day movement, the waist with thumbmolded door flanked by lambrequin corners, on ogee bracket feet, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 86 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

base with minor height loss.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Perrigo, James Perrigo , Jr., Massachusetts, Franklin