J.C. Brown Iron Front "Circus Tent" Shelf Clock, F

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J.C. Brown Iron Front “Circus Tent” Shelf Clock, Forestville, Connecticut, c. 1870, the cream-colored iron front case with pagoda top, gilt tassels and scroll work surmounting the paper on zinc dial with Roman numerals, the lower section with formal pulled draperies, central column capital with brass bezel and glass pendulum aperture flanked by fanciful paintings of buildings, eight day time and strike spring powered movement stamped J.C. Brown, Forestville, CT. U.S.A. and pendulum, ht. 20 1/2 in.

Condition report

Condition: Good original paint on iron front and wooden box behind, paper dial with age consistent yellowing.

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