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Early American Flame Mahogany Tall Case Clock

This striking tall case clock is a wonderful example of early American clockmaking. Clocks and fine clockmakers were a precious luxury in early America, making specimens such as these a rarity. Beautiful veneer with rich flame mahogany medallions comprises the case with remarkable workmanship. The case takes on a classic and elegant shape with fluted columns and a graceful swan neck pediment top. Residing inside the bonnet of the clock is a hand-painted iron dial displaying the time on radial Arabic numerals with gold leaf accents. Further, this wonderful clock has a calendar, and the phases of the moon are depicted with wonderful hand-painted illustrations.

Based on the case and dial style, this clock is thought to have been crafted in Flemington, New Jersey, by a clockmaker of Irish descent.

A fully restored 8-day weight-driven movement strikes the hour and half-hour on a bell. This clock bears a full restoration and a one-year warranty.

7’11” High x 19″ Wide x 10″ Deep

Circa 1810

SKU: PGEL 2 P $6,750 Inquire
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  • American
  • Flame Mahogany Tall Case Clock
  • Possibly Made In Flemington, New Jersey By Clockmaker Of Irish Descent
  • Hand Painted Dial
  • Phases Of The Moon And Calendar
  • 8-Day Weight Driven Movement
  • Hour And Half-Hour Bell Strike
  • Fully Restored, One-Year Warranty
  • 7’11” High x 19″ Wide x 10″ Deep
  • Circa 1810