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Inlaid Cherry Tall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
451
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Inlaid Cherry Tall Clock, New Jersey, c. 1810, the molded swan's neck pediment with oval inlays and center plinth, above the arched hood door, freestanding columns flanking the painted Arabic numeral dial with fan and cross-hatch pattern spandrels, moon's age in the arch, seconds bit and calendar aperture, reeded quarter-columns flanking the string banded and oval inlay cyma-shaped waist door, above the lower string-inlaid waist panel, base with similar line and circular inlays, all resting on French feet and serpentine skirting, eight-day time and rack and snail strike movement, period iron weights and pendulum, ht. 93 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Repairs to base, front feet ended out,


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