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R.J. Horner Tall Case Clock

Carved oak Renaissance Revival tall case clock by R.J. Horner, having a pierce carved arched crest centering a cabochon flanked by angels and flowers, above a gadrooned molding surmounting a glazed door opening to a dial with a silvered chapter ring having applied Arabic numbers, pierced hands, with gold scrollwork in the center as well as the corners, topped by a landscape moon phase dial, the face flanked by carved griffin supports, above a case with a door having a carved Northwind mask above an elongated oval glazed opening revealing nine tubular bells and a brass pendulum, flanked by high relief carved mermaids with double twisting tails atop acanthus plinths, resting on a paneled base carved with a sleeping putto, scrollwork, and birds, above a gadrooned plinth, the whole rising on melon carved compressed bun feet. Dial marked, "Tobey Chicago". Dimensions: 120.5"h x 31"w x 18"d. Provenance: Estate of William B. Ruger. Shipping within California: Delbert McCrea 831-566-6088. Outside of California: Alexander Services 203-324-4012.

Condition:

Very good condition. Conserved to museum standards by Mark Adams. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$51,425
01/16/2020

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions. Accepted methods of payments are cash, check, money order, or wire transfer for foreign payments.