Lot 11: Forestville MFG. Co. Acorn Shelf Clock, Bristol

Forestville MFG. Co. Acorn Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut C1850, the acorn form case with painted tin roman numeral dial signed "Forestville Manfg. Co/bristol, Ct USA", the lower transfer printed tablet depicting and marked "merchant's Exchange, Philadelphia" all flanked by laminated side ornaments capped with acorn finials, eight day time and strike brass movements with detached fusees in the bottom of the clock and pendulum, ht 24 1/4" tall. Provenance: A Francestown NH Estate collection, old typed usage instruction attached to back off lower tablet, old finish with some tablet paint losses.

Price Realized: $8,000

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