A very fine antique mahogany tall case clock, by Joshua Wilder, Hingham, Mass, 1822. The case attributed to Abiel White, Weymouth, Massachusetts.
This attractive antique tall case clock, which retains an amazing early surface with a mellow patina, is accompanied by the original hand written bill of sale signed by Joshua Wilder. The bill of sale, which includes set-up instructions, states a price of "Sixty dollars five percent discount for cash / Hingham 9th Mo 2day 1822". The subtle details of the smooth columns are set in contrast against the dynamic inlay and cross banding of the vibrant mahogany case. The painted dial, which is of Boston origins, features wonderful polychrome fan spandrels and is signed "Warranted by J. Wilder/ HINGHAM. The case rests upon flared French feet with a double scrolled apron. The brass movement is of eight day duration and is in fine running condition. This antique tall case clock is offered with the closely related dwarf clock above.
Height including center finial 93 1/2"; Width 20 5/8"; Depth 10 1/4"
Price upon request.
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