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Premier Auction - Session II | November 12, 2022

Sat, Nov 12, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 825

Philadelphia Chippendale Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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

arched and painted dial signed "Griffith Owen Philadel.", arched dial with painted moon phase, seconds sweep, and date aperture, brass movement, set in fine waisted case with broken arch pediment with carved rosettes, ebonized inset quarter columns, two weights and pendulum, 98-1/2 x 20-1/2 x 10 in.

Provenance: Typed label interior reads: "Extract from diary of Joshua L. Baily: 'The old clock which belonged to my grandfather Thomas Loyd, and which stood at the head of the stairs at 1309 Filbert Street for over 60 years is to this day set up in my house. It was bequeathed to me by my late aunt, Sarah Loyd, and is represented to be at least 100 years old, March 24, 1896.'"; Private Collection


central finial replaced (broken off stem, loose but present), probably original pediment off but present, minor chip at one molding, original saddleboard, case uprights with later shims (dial and case appear to be a good match), original feet with some regluing and repairs, dial with generally even crackle, some surface losses at maps and numbers, extensive flaking to moon dial

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