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Samuel Mulliken Butternut Tall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
450
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Samuel Mulliken Butternut Tall Clock, Newburyport, Massachusetts, c. 1780, the scroll-top case above the arched glazed hood door and freestanding columns flanking the composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring with five minute Arabic markings, and calendar dial on inner portion of chapter ring, engraved center with seconds dial, cast brass spandrels, and boss in arch engraved Saml. Mulliken Newbury Port, serpentine-top waist door above the molded bracket-foot base, brass, eight-day, time and hour-strike movement, period pendulum and two brass-cased weights, ht. 85 in.

Provenance: Peter Sawyer Antiques.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

No significant repairs, restoration or replacements. Outside plinths and caps, cast finials are replacements.


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

Newburyport, Massachusetts, Mulliken Newbury Port, Peter Sawyer Antiques