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.


Very good condition. Conserved to museum standards by Mark Adams.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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