The Rockwood Family Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock By William Cummens, Roxbury, Massachusetts, circa 1811.
This exceptional tall case clock is accompanied by a single family provenance originating in 1811. The clock descended directly in the Rockwood family until being acquire from the family recently. This handsome clock case retains a rich old surface that is likely the original finish. Tall case clocks with surfaces in this condition are exceedingly rare and highly prized by collectors. The case form is a fine example of the formal Roxbury case clocks being produced in Boston during the first decade of the 19th Century.Height including center finial 92 ¾”; Width 20 ?" Depth 9 ½".
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