Pennsylvania Pillar and Scroll Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Pennsylvania Pillar and Scroll Clock, Allentown, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, the mahogany case with heavy scrolls, wooden finials, freestanding turned columns flanking the full-length door with glazed dial opening over the painted iron Arabic numeral dial with floral spandrels and oval paper label in the reverse penned in script Johann Kaltenbach/Neukirch, lower painting on iron of a memorial scene with angel and mourning maiden, thirty-hour time and countwheel strike movement with birch frame, brass wheels and lantern pinions all powered by two weights and regulated by a pendulum, on four turned feet, ht. 31 in.
Provenance: Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Literature: Illustrated and discussed in Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 22; Classic American Clocks, p. 7; Pillar and Scroll, pp. 84-85; and Spittler, Stevenson, and Taylor, NAWCC Bulletin #368, p. 332.
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