A fine antique Hepplewhite tall case clock with Rocking Ship dial. by James Cary Jr. Brunswick, Maine, circa 1815.
This handsome antique tall clock is the foremost example from the prominent Maine clockmaker James Cary, Jr., exhibiting pleasing proportions and a very desirable animated rocking ship dial. The ship, which is a frigate flying an American flag, is set against a concave background painted with a rare tropical harbor sunset view, including palm trees and a cliff-side fort. The dial is elegantly signed below the calendar aperture with the clock maker’s name “James Cary / Brunswick”. The high style mahogany case has a distinctive regional fret and rests on flared French feet.
Height including finial: 91"; Width: 19 ¾”; Depth: 9 ¾”
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