Hills, Goodrich & Co. Ogee Shelf Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Hills, Goodrich & Co. Ogee Shelf Clock, Plainville, Connecticut, c. 1850, mahogany veneered case, gilt columns flanking and floral crest above the 7-in. painted zinc Roman numeral dial, lower transfer and painted tablet of a scene across a river marked Presidents House, eight-day, time and strike, cast iron back plate, movement housed in a brass drum, powered by shaped cast iron weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 31 in.
Provenance: Chris Bailey; Terry and Karen Brotherton.
Literature: Illustrated and discussed in Horological Rarities of Space City '99, p. 4.
Note: Exhibited at and illustrated in Classic American Clocks, 1990 NAWCC Seminar in Houston, Texas.
Original tablet has some losses. Label has considerable losses.
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