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Circa 1750, with truly beautiful brass dial with Roman numerals, raised silvered chapter ring, silvered arch above phase of the moon lunette with engraved quote TIME SHEWS THE WAY OF LIFES DECAY, world hemispheres below, applied silvered plate to dial below center with W. Holliwell, Liverpool,spandrels with ornate cast bronze open work scrolled floral motif, seconds dial above center, original cut steel hands. Brass weight driven English bell strike movement with original weights and pendulum rod (missing bob). Case in mahogany with enclosed broken arch top with cast brass floral rosettes at terminals, central pediment with downward curving carved leaf in claw like form, tombstone door with original brass knob, flanked by full reeded columns with turned Ionic capitals and pliths. Waist with scroll cut top overlapping door with thumb molded edge and original brass key escutcheon, flanked y quarter columns matching those on bonnet, cove molding above and ogee below. Base with raised thumb molded edge panel, flanked by chamfered corners with lambs tongue terminals at bottom, over ogee bracket feet, pine secondary wood, in original varnish finish, 20 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 91 3/4" high.


One foot chipped, missing second hand, else Fine.

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Wm. Holliwell, Liverpool Tall Case Clock

Estimate $600 - $1,200Oct 01, 2017
Cincinnati, OH, USA