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Paint-decorated Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2824T
Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2824T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 08, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Paint-decorated Tall Case Clock, Riley Whiting, Winchester, Connecticut, early 19th century, the scrolled hood with glazed opening flanked by canted columns, showing the white-painted wooden dial with gilt and polychrome decoration lettered "R. WHITING WINCHESTER," and 30-hour wooden works movement, on the waist with rectangular door and molded base with cutout feet, the clock with late 19th century painted decoration incorporating geometric and stenciled designs on the hood and the top of the waist and wildflowers issuing from the bottom of the waist, all on the geometric-patterned base, ht. 85 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Winchester, Riley Whiting, Connecticut

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