Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock, Boston, C. 1800,
Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1800, with painted kidney-shaped Roman numeral dial signed Joseph Loring, Boston, inlaid case with fret top and French feet, eight-day time-only movement with iron weight and pendulum, ht. 38 in.
Note: An eight-day tall clock by Joseph Loring is in the J. Cheney Wells Collection at Old Sturbridge Village, and his daybook is in the collections at the American Antiquarian Society.
Condition: feet and blocking are restored, dial relined with slight in-painting along lower edge and dial post area, original weight, pendulum, hands, movement needs cleaning.