Fine Authenticated American Antiques



Samuel Kennedy Miller

Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, circa 1800

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Fine Hepplewhite Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock inscribed Kennedy Miler, Eliz:Town (Samuel Kennedy Miller, Elizabeth Town) having a broken arch top, book-end inlays below each original finial stand, line inlaid colonettes and quarter columns, an enameled dial with moon phase, date counter inscription of the maker and an eight day brass movement above a shaped waist door having an oval inlay surrounded by quartered mahogany, a figured mahogany collar with book-end inlays and line inlays, all over a circular inlaid base panel, a shaped apron, and French  feet.

Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, circa 1800.

Height: 94 (710).

Literature:  Clocks and Watches of New Jersey by William Drost, pages179, 182 & 183.  The Magazine Antiques, March 1931 pages 233 & 234.

Provenance:  George Batten, Princeton, New Jersey, 1930.



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