Thomas Hutchinson Japanned Tall Clock
Thomas Hutchinson Japanned Tall Clock, late 18th century with later restorations, sarcophagus hood with engaged columns flanking the composite brass dial with silvered chapter ring, ringed winding holes, matted center, faux pendulum aperture at date location, half, quarter, and half-quarter markings on chapter ring, engraved silvered boss in arch reading "Thos Hutchinson Workshop," full-length waist door resting on a molded base, flat gilt and raised japanned decoration throughout, eight-day, time and count wheel hour strike, five-pillar movement, pendulum, and two cast iron weights, ht. 96 in.
Extensive case restoration including, caddy top, japanned surface, elements of waist door which appears to have had a pendulum lenticle, dial arch including name boss by association, faux pendulum appears to be an addition.
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