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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2804M Marlborough
April 25, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Heman Clark Mahogany Four-column Shelf Clock

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 25, 2015 10:00AM


Heman Clark Mahogany Four-column Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1820, with freestanding turned columns flanking the 13-in. painted iron Roman numeral dial signed H. Clark, Plymouth, Ct., the lower section with freestanding columns and a reverse-painted tablet depicting a pond scene, eight-day, brass, rack and snail "Salem Bridge" movement with pendulum bob and two iron weights, ht. 26 in.

Provenance: Jim West and former NAWCC president, Doug Cowan; Terry and Karen Brotherton.

Note: For related examples see Chris H. Bailey, "Heman Clark and the 'Salem Bridge' Shelf Clocks," NAWCC Bulletin Supplement, June 1980, pp. 20-23.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Molding repair above door, probable original glass with in-painting, period weights, pendulum and hands. .

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Clark Mahogany Four-column, Plymouth, Connecticut, NAWCC president, president, Doug Cowan, Jim West, Karen Brotherton, Terry Brotherton, Chris H. Bailey