Rare Walter H. Durfee & Co. Pattern 8 Carved Mahogany Nine Tubular-bell Hall Clock, retailed by Tiffany & Co., c. 1890-95, central carved and turned finial surmounts the fully embellished case with carved griffin profiles, acanthus leaf embellishments, reeded and spiral-turned columns, dental molding and raised panels throughout, all resting on a pair of front carved ball feet, composite brass dial with applied silvered and brass arabic numeral chapter ring, engraved spandrels with boss reading "Tiffany & Co. New York," chime/silent and Westminster Chimes/Bow Bells subsidiary dials, and a painted moon's phase in the arch, eight-day quarter-chiming on nine tubes movement, rear damascened plate stamped on top edge twice "Walter H. Durfee & Co./Providence/R.I.," as well as on the tubes, regulated by a pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 101 in.
wonderful state of preservation, original finish, small loss to object right bottom carving above front carved foot. Clock was running when picked up.
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