An attractive Hepplewhite tall case clock of New Bedford, Massachusetts origins, circa 1820
This handsome tall case clock is an excellent example of the early 19th century cabinetmaking produced in Southeastern, Massachusetts. It is one of several documented clock cases made by the same unknown New Bedford area craftsman. This successful interpretation of a Roxbury clock case, exhibits regional characteristics such as the dramatic and unusual French feet. The Boston made dial is wonderfully painted with a moon phase disk and brightly colored spandrels decorated with peaches. Height including finial 90 ½"; Width 21 ½” Depth 10”
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