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Isaac Grotz Cherry Tall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
448
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Isaac Grotz Cherry Tall Clock, Easton, Pennsylvania, c. 1815, the closed scroll-top hood above the engaged turned columns and glazed hood door, painted Roman numeral iron dial with fan pattern spandrels, a single ship in arch and signed Isaac Grotz/Easton, full-length tombstone-shaped waist door flanked by fluted quarter columns, fluted quarter columns flanking the raised panel base on shortened bracket feet, brass thirty-hour pull-up, time and hour strike movement with right-handed rack and snail strike, period pendulum and weight, ht. 90 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Movement lacking a bell, wants cleaning, feet probably shortened.


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Keywords

Easton, Pennsylvania, Isaac Grotz