E. & G. W. Bartholomew Hollow Column Shelf Clock,

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E. & G. W. Bartholomew Hollow Column Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1840, the mahogany case with carved and gilded eagle splat, two free-standing ebonized and gilded columns, wooden dial with Roman numerals and looking glass flanked by free-standing gilded columns, the lower door with reverse painted tablet with two stately homes within a gilded border, printed maker’s label inside backboard with maker’s name as above, carved and gilded paw feet, thirty-hour time and strike wooden movement with pressed brass pendulum bob and two cast iron weights, ht. 36 in.

Provenance: Formerly from the Martin Baker Collection.

Condition report

Condition: Inpainting on the original painted glass, dial and all gilding undistubed, label in nice original condition, original weights and pendulum, lacking finials.

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