Lot 88: An English Chinoiserie Decorated Tall Case Clock
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
18th century, allover black lacquer with gilt decoration, the hood features a shaped bonnet flanked by finials, the tombstone glass door encloses a repousse brass face with second hand and date dial, engraved ship "William Mortimer Plymouth," conforming waist door, paneled bottom with flush molding. With case key and and key.
89 x 19 x 9.5 in.
The Collection of Mrs. Monica Phillips, Greensboro, NC
Condition Report: Paint with later touch-ups and embellishments; warp to the bottom of the waist door; shrinkage crack to hood at top front molding; areas of paint loss especially at base. Please see Terms and Conditions of Sale: Clocks and Watches.