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Lot 0178
Polychrome painted steel dial with Arabic numerals, phase of the moon in lunette with cut-out world hemispheres below, spandrels with painting pink roses, seconds dial above and calendar aperture below center, original cut steel hands. Brass weight driven English bell strike movement with one weight and pendulum. Case in walnut with curly maple trim, broken arch topped dovetailed bonnet with round rosette terminals, inset curly maple key-stone above tombstone door, flanked by full turned columns with turned and blocked capitals and plinths, both front and rear. Waist with inset paneled door with curly maple scrolled frame and walnut panel, walnut cock beaded edge, flanked by chamfered corners with lambs tongue terminals, cove molding above and below. Base with inset walnut panel with scrolled curly maple surround, over Hepplewhite style cut-out feet/apron, in original cleaned varnish finish, poplar secondary wood, 21 x 12 x 103 3/4" high.

Condition

Missing bonnet finials, else Fine.

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

American Federal Tall Case Clock

Estimate $600 - $1,200Oct 01, 2017