Brunk Auctions
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Premier Auction - Session I - March 24, 2023

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 425

Fine George III Blind Fretwork Mahogany and Brass Inlaid Tall Case Clock

Estimate: $600 - $900

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

the engraved bras dial signed "Benjamin Fitzer Worcester", 18th century, with painted moon phase, calendar aperture and seconds sweep, brass movement, the fine waisted case with blind fretwork ornament in the gothic taste, highly figured mahogany veneers with brass line inlay and capitals, brass inlaid fluted quarter columns 101 x 28 x 11 in.


the case with extensive surface distress with scattered losses to molding and fretwork, brass capitals with later paint or varnish, feet replaced, base panel present but currently detached, central cartouche largely present, but loose, a fine clock in need of restoration

The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple