A wonderfully inlaid Hepplewhite antique tall case clock with vibrant bird's-eye maple details, Frederic Wingate, Augusta, Maine, circa 1810.
The exuberant usage of bird's-eye maple in this nicely proportioned case of this antique tall case clock by Frederic Wingate make this an exceptional regional example. The case has solid bird's-eye fret and chimneys as well as colonnettes on the hood and quarter columns on the waist. The dial door and pendulum door have veneers of bird's-eye maple. The dial has a wonderfully painted lunette with a detailed lakeside landscape with a stone cottage and figures on a path. The Boston made dial is signed, numbered and date below the calendar window, "F. Wingate / Augusta / No. 53 1810". The case has a mahogany cross-banded base and rests on French feet. The brass movement is of eight day duration and is in fine running condition.
Height including finial 99"; Width 20 ½”; Depth 10”
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