Berks County, Pennsylvania Federal walnut tall case clock, ca. 1800
, the broken arch bonnet enclosing an eight-day works with a painted face, inscribed Saml Breneisen Reading
, over a case adorned with an eagle, star, and line inlays, 97 1/2'' h. A closely related case is illustrated in Machmer Berks County Tall Case Clocks 1750-1850
, cover and figure 1.
Finials replaced. Patch to top of center finial plinth. Refinished. Pook & Pook, Inc. does not guarantee clocks to be complete or in working condition.