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AN AMERICAN VICTORIAN GROTTO THEME CAST IRON MANTEL CLOCK, 1859-1875,

in the Baroque Revival taste, the crest formed by a dove swooping over profuse grape bunches and leaves held by semi-nude putti, within relief vegetal and floral profusion, at center a paper front dial with Roman numeral hour marks, over a rondel pendulum window, patent date May 10, 1859 hammered on dial frame, and corresponds with patent no. 23,950, awarded to S.E. Root, of Bristol Connecticut.

 

Condition:

Dulling of gilt paint, patina, no pendulum present, unknown working condition, patina, rubbing of paint, pendulum window does not latch closed, but overall in good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.

Estimate: $200 - $400
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