Antique Tall Clock, Paint Decorated, Silas Hoadley Movement

Outstanding decorated case of a form related to those housing movements by James Cole, Rochester, New Hampshire. We are attributing the case to the Rochester area... not to Cole

Antique Tall Clock, Paint Decorated, Silas Hoadley Movement, Image 1

The flat bonnet surmounted by a flat gallery featuring chrome yellow decoration centered by three chimneys above door opening to dial with floral decoration within each of the four raised gilt spandrels and panoply of Masonic symbols within arch. The thirty-hour wooden movement with ivory bushings; calendar and seconds bit made by the important clockmaker, Silas Hoadley (1786-1870) at Plymouth, Connecticut; signed on dial S. Hoadley-Plymouth. The waisted case with rectangular door raised on a base resting on cutout French feet centering a drop-panel.

This grandfather clock case speaks to the shop traditions of Rochester, NH... features such as the flat gallery surmounting the pediment, the drop panel centering the apron, and simple cutout feet.

Date: Circa 1820

Measurement: Height: 82"

Condition: The amazing painted surface remains in an original untouched state and is truly wonderful.

Provenance: Ex Herschel Burt Collection.


SKU: 270-183

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