AUCTION : 1019

Lot#: 756

DESCRIPTION: Abel Hutchins, Concord, New Hampshire, a good, inlaid cherry tall clock, the case on straight French feet, with narrow, geometric, multicolor banding, and inlaid, crotch satinwood oval, deep cavetto and astragal mid molding below the molded trunk door, also with banding, crotch satinwood oval, and flanking quarter columns with contrasting line inlay, cast brass bases and capitals, the bonnet with banded, arched door, and flanking, turned columns also with cast brass capitals and bases, the sides with glazed, lozenge shaped apertures, and top with cavetto, astragal, and quarter round break arch cornice, pierced fret, and three banded plinths below inverted chestnut urn form finials with Greek key band and palmette tops, signed arabic numeral white painted dial with red, green and gilt spandrels, the arch with gilt ornament and central eight petal flower, blued steel hands, and brass 8 day time and strike movement with oval cutout at bottom of the plates, brass clad pendulum, and gravel filled tin can weights
CONDITION: case in an old refinish, base with vertical splits and losses to inlay, trunk door top and bottom molding need regluing, fret with repaired breaks and minor losses, bonnet door with split at upper left, center finial with broken tip, and let into a hole drilled into the plinth in order to reduce the overall height, the other finials with minor bends, dial cleaned, minor chips to paint and minor losses to numerals, signature legible in raking light, date disc with losses to paint, minute hand missing, ticks and strikes, pendulum rod with minor bends, bob with a few dents, one weight also with dents
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2500
PRICE SOLD: $1500
CIRCA: 1815
DIMENSIONS: 95.75in x 20in x 10 375in

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