C. L. PRICKETT

Fine Authenticated American Antiques

 

 

Elnathan Taber Federal Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Fine Federal Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock inscribed on the dial E. Taber, Roxbury having a beautiful “Roxbury” case with original pierced fret, brass finials and fluted finial stands above an enameled dial with a scene of Boston Harbor in the lunette, a date counter, and eight day brass movement, brass stopped fluted colonettes and quarter columns, band inlaid waist door and base panel all on original French bracket feet.

The waist door retains an original label of operating instructions.

In an outstanding state of preservation being all original except for a small repair to left fret.  Also retains a fine mellow patina.

Roxbury, Massachusetts, circa 1800.

Height:  92¼” (7’8¼”).

Item 4678

close-up of signature

Lunette painting of "Boston Harbour"

   

 

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