A mahogany tavern wall time piece, by Joseph Nye Dunning, probably Burlington Vermont, circa 1835.
An American eight-day mahogany tavern form time piece. The glazed dial door has a cove molded bezel which opens to a painted iron dish dial with Roman numerals to demark the hours and Arabic to demark the minutes. The dial is signed below the center arbor, "J. N. Dunning". The rectangular lower case has a hinged pendulum door above a rounded pediment. The pendulum door and case are veneered with finely figured mahogany
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