Walnut Tall Clock Attributed to Jonathan Mulliken, Newburyport, Massachusetts, c. 1770, turned wood flame finial centers the gilt-painted quatrefoil pinwheels adorning the swan's neck hood, freestanding columns with gilt-decorated capitals flank the composite brass dial, strike/silent indicator in the arch, roman numeral chapter ring, matted center, seconds bit, and calendar aperture, double serpentine decorated full-length door, flat panel base with ogee bracket feet, eight-day time and hour strike mechanism, regulated by a strap iron pendulum rod, and two brass-cased weights, ht. 93 in.
Literature: For more information on Jonathan Mulliken refer to Clockmakers & Watchmakers of America, by Sonya L. and Thomas J. Spittler and Chris Baily, p. 290.
Door key, winding key, and finial with the clock.
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