J.J. Elliott, London, England, for Theodore B. Starr, New York tall clock, 8 day, time, strike on gongs and one tubular bell in a mahogany case with broken arch top over egg and dart molding, fluted columns flanking hood door, all over trunk inset with three oval beveled glasses and flanked by fluted columns, all resting on paw feet. The brass dial has raised silver chapter ring and subsidiary seconds, all surrounded by ornately cast brass trim and spandrels with cast brass dial center and moon phase.
CONDITION: the clock is in very good to excellent original condition and is a single family owned clock, descended in the family to its present owner. An engraved brass plaque commissioning the piece on inside of trunk door reads, "Clock Was Purchased Oct. 13, 1906 by Charles Elliot Mitchell, 54 Russell St. New Britain, Conn." The center finial is absent and there is some darkening to the silvering on chapter ring and moon phase.
ESTIMATE: $1600 - $2000
PRICE SOLD: $1600
DIMENSIONS: 97in x 27in x 18in