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Lot 85

Important Benjamin Chandlee, Chester County, Pennsylvania Queen Anne walnut tall case clock

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000
Important Benjamin Chandlee, Chester County, Pennsylvania Queen Anne walnut tall case clock, ca. 1745, the sarcophagus bonnet with blind fretwork, carved with birds and foliate scrolls enclosing an eight-day works, with a brass face, inscribed Ben. Chandlee Nottingham, over a case with an arched door, 101" h. Provenance: Private Maryland collection. The present clock remains in an excellent state of preservation with its complete sarcophagus top. The central finial and base molding have been replaced.

Condition

The present clock remains in an excellent state of preservation with its complete sarcophagus top. Only the central finial and plynth/base molding have been replaced. Side glass panel in bonnet cracked. Base molding replaced. Portico glass and molding replaced. Age cracks to base. Pook & Pook, Inc. does not guarantee clocks to be complete or in working condition.