Lot 770

Elnathan Taber Massachusetts Federal Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Roxbury, circa 1795, dial faintly signed "E. TABER", surmounted by a reticulated crest and brass finials, painted dial with raised gilt decoration and floral corners, calendar aperture, brass movement, bonnet and case with brass mounted stop fluted columns, string inlaid door and base, serpentine skirt, shaped bracket feet, includes key, winder, two weights and pendulum, 95-1/2 x 19-1/2 x 10 in.

Provenance: Delaney Antique Clocks, West Townsend, Massachusetts; Private Collection


in a fine state of preservation overall, dial with craquelure and minor paint losses, black light examination shows one small area of paint retouch and calendar aperture with later paint, small old loss to one fluted column, replaced hinges, base with vertical shrinkage, front feet are replaced, other general wear as expected with age and use

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Delaney Antique Clocks, West Townsend, Massachusetts; Private Collection