Above is an early 19th century Charles X Boulle style clock decorated in red tortoise shell, engraved brass, and brass castings. this a Paris movement with a 21 day duration movement which strikes on the hour and half hour.
A putti rests at the top of a pagoda roof over a case with rich decoration and mounts. Below him are other playful cast figures. Thoroughly decorated , the interior is tiled in a manner matching the outer case.
The brass works is inscribed ” Charles Taylor and Son”. The pendulum has a sunburst around a mask of Apollo. H. 15″, w. 7.5″.
A rare clock from a local collection which has been well cared for and maintained in running condition. This painted dial clock has a well patinaed mahogany surface with excellent crotch graining to the molded edge door. The face is signed by Enoch Burham, Paris, Maine who worked in that town starting at around 1806. He produced a typical brass two train movement that runs eight days and chimes each hour. Height 84.5″, w. 18″, d. 9″. $12,000.
Just set up and running well! Eight brass movement in this very original New Jersey clock. The bonnet top has carved rosettes with reeded details. Signed by Joseph Speer on the movement. All is in polished fine old finish.
English banjo type George III barometer by Ortelli and Primavesi, Oxford. H. 38”, $695.