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Monumental American Walnut Tall Case Clock, 19th c., black painted dial with gilt Roman numerals, marked "ISIAH LUKENS/ PHIL'A" (Isaiah Lukens, 1779-1846), now with modern electric movement, h. 126 in., w. 36 in., d. 16 in. Provenance: Estate of Faith K. Tiberio, St. Augustine, FL Note: Isaiah Lukens (1779-1846) was the son of Seneca Lukens, a farmer and clockmaker from Horsham, PA, who established himself as a clockmaker after several years' study in England and France. He made clocks for the Second Bank of the United States, the Pennslylvania State House, and Independence Hall. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society and a founder of the Franklin Institute. Reference: Philadelphia Athenaeum. philaathenaeum.org/ppexhibits/exhibit4/e40001b.htm. Accessed 2/20/18

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American Walnut Tall Case Clock, "Isiah Lukens"

Auction ended on Sun, Mar 25, 2018
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New Orleans, LA 70115
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