Lot 31: E. Howard Mahogany Hall Tree Clock
January 21, 2017
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: E. Howard Mahogany Hall Tree Clock. Original 10 in. painted metal dial signed “E. Howard & Co., Boston, has black Roman hour numerals and open moon hands; brass 8 day weight driven No. 5 movement signed “E. Howard & Co., Boston" and stamped #5, has a recoil escapement, gilt wood pendulum stick, brass covered bob, brass pulley & brass covered weight. The clock is contained in a tower on the left side of the hall tree with beveled glass door panel over the dial and exposing the weight & pendulum, broken arched crest with brass front mounts, brass finial, quarter fan and filigree carvings, has an open shelf over a single drawer, spiral turned posts and brass spindled cane holder gallery in the base. The right side has a single seat bench with carved arms, spiral turned spindles, mirrored and paneled back under a single shelf and 3 brass coat hooks on the right side front post with spiral turned finial. In good condition with an enhanced original finish; missing the mirror. 104 in. high x 51 in. wide x 20 in. deep.
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