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Walnut Tall Clock Attributed to Jonathan Mulliken

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Door key, winding key, and finial with the clock.


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Keywords

Bezel, Bob, Clocks, Gong, Music, Pendulum, Pendulums, Seth Thomas, Striking clock, Thomaston, Time