William Cummens, Boston, Mass., a mahogany Roxbury case tall clock, on French feet below a narrow cross band inlay, the base with dark and light wood stringing with invected corners, deep cavetto and astragal on quarter round mid molding, the trunk with molded rectangular door and flanking stop fluted quarter columns with brass capitals and bases, the bonnet with ogee molded bottom, door with light and dark wood stringing matching the base, flanking stop fluted columns with brass furniture, and sides with glazed tombstone shaped apertures, all below the molded break arch cornice, pierced fret, and fluted plinths with brass compressed ball and spire finials, roman numeral white painted dial with gilt spandrels with oval reserves having black scalloped edges and horizontal red, green and white stripes, the arch with gilt bordered oval painted landscape scene with two figures, fretted steel hands, arched date aperture above 6:00, and signed "Warranted by Wm. Cummens", brass eight day time and strike movement, brass clad pendulum, and gravel filled tin can weights, and winding key
CONDITION: case in an old refinish, hardware polished, base with old repairs, and minor losses to inlay, front of base with minor warping and one piece of replaced veneer at upper right corner, minor separation at corners of mid molding, trunk upper molding with dents at left, partially hidden by bonnet molding, also with minor loss at lower left corner, bonnet door veneers with splits and old repairs, minor loss at lower left, replaced glass and minor warp, left side of bonnet with split, cornice molding with splits, and minor losses at back, one plinth with replaced cap, fret with repairs, dial with crazing and minor losses, painted scene with darkening and craquelure, minute hand repaired, date disc with losses to paint, movement with minor tarnish, ticks and strikes, pendulum bob tarnished, rod with minor bends, weights with minor dents. Backboard with chalk inscription "Cummens No. 9".
ESTIMATE: $4000 - $6000
PRICE SOLD: $7000
DIMENSIONS: 95.75in x 19.75in x 9.375in