Lot 211
New England Inlaid Cherry Tall Case Clock
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 18th century, English painted metal face with calendar dial, the rear plate stamped "Osborne's Manufactory Birmingham," the case with light and dark wood inlays, dovetailed hood with broken arched pediment with relief carved rosettes having a central tall turned urn finial, hinged glazed tombstone door, glazed side windows, four fully turned tapered and fluted columns, the case with a hinged cock beaded waist door, fluted corner columns, scalloped skirt on French bracket feet, the whole with banded, block line, and figured veneer inlays, with pendulum, winding key and two weights.

93 x 20 x 10.5 in.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Lacking case key (the waist door is currently locked); the face retaining old (likely original) paint with expected crazing and toning; later brass workings; later glass; later finial; shrinkage crack to front of base panel; chip/loss to rear left foot; later scalloped drop skirt. See Terms and Conditions of Sale: Clocks and Watches.