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