Walter H. Durfee & Co. Mahogany Nine Tubular-bell Hall Clock, retailed by Tiffany & Co., c. 1890-1900, cast brass urn finials atop the swan's-neck hood with carved rosettes and eight tapered fluted columns, spider web design waist door flanked by fluted brass capital quarter-columns, inset paneled base, framed fabric back, all resting on ogee bracket 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/Eight 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. 99 in.
Note: There is an engraved brass presentation plaque on the interior of waist door reading " From the Officers and Employees Seaboard Air Line to Mr. R.C. Hoffman March 1899."
overall very nice condition, case with typical nicks, waist door lock replaced, movement appears to be recently serviced, was running at the time of pick up. 95 in. without finial
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