• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 321

    A CHIPPENDALE BRASS-MOUNTED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY BRACKET CLOCK

    THE DIAL SIGNED ROBERT JOHNSTON, PHILADELPHIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHIPPENDALE BRASS-MOUNTED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY BRACKET CLOCK
    THE DIAL SIGNED ROBERT JOHNSTON, PHILADELPHIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Retains an 8 day movement with a rare pinwheel escapement, the inside of one of the spring barrels inscribed with the signature J. Picke
    17 in. high, 10½ in. wide, 7½ in. deep


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    Provenance

    G.K.S. Bush, Washington, D.C.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE THOMAS J. CARROLL REVOCABLE TRUST