Ca. 1810 Vermont paint decorated tall case clock. Bold multi colored tall case clock having simulated burl, inlay, corner fans, & mahogany decoration. Original painted face with floral, house, and willow trees. Over all very good original condition with the exception of replaced works, two small screws in lower corners of face, and a reattached ear. Writing on interior of door "Bought from Eliza (?) Deane South Burlington (VT) 1902". 87" high. Similar example see Burton & Helaine Fendelman Collection Sotheby's 1993The clock is believed to have been purchased from the estate of Hiram A Deane of South Burlington VT (b. 1833-1902). Obituary of Hiram A Deane- "Death of A Veteran Hiram A Deane, aged 69 died at his home in South Burlington yesterday. Mr. Deane was Born in South Burlington and resided in that town all of his life except for a time during his service in the Civil War. He enlisted October 4, 1862, in Company M First Regiment of Vermont Cavalry, and was mustered into service December 30 of the same year. He was taken prisoner March 17, 1863, paroled the next day an later transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps. He was discharged September 13, 1865. He is survived by a brother, William Deane of Middlebury, and a sister, Miss Eliza Deane, with whom he lived. The funeral will be held from the home on Dorset Street thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and burial will be made in the Eldgredge cemetery.