963
963
A RARE WILLIAM AND MARY FIGURED WALNUT TALL-CASE CLOCK, WORKS BY AUGUSTINE NEISSER, GERMANTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
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963
A RARE WILLIAM AND MARY FIGURED WALNUT TALL-CASE CLOCK, WORKS BY AUGUSTINE NEISSER, GERMANTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
Estimate
15,00025,000
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A RARE WILLIAM AND MARY FIGURED WALNUT TALL-CASE CLOCK, WORKS BY AUGUSTINE NEISSER, GERMANTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1740
works inscribed Aug Neisser; upper portion of hood replaced.
Height 90 3/4 in. by Width 21 in. by Depth 11 1/2 in.; 230.5 by 53.3 by 29.2 cm.
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Provenance

Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania, December 1997;
Vogel Collection no. 634.

Catalogue Note

Augustine Neisser was a Moravian clockmaker. He was born in Schlen, Moravia in 1717 and immigrated to Savannah, Georgia in 1736. In 1739, he traveled with a group that settled in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, but he chose to live in Germantown. In 1746, he was commissioned to construct the tower clock for the great Moravian Church in Bethlehem. For additional information on Neisser see James W. Gibbs, Pennsylvania Clocks and Watches: Antique Timepieces and Their Makers, (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1984), pp. 55-7.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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