1079
1079

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Very Rare Federal Pictorally Inlaid and Figured Mahogany and Satinwood Tall Case Clock, case attributed to the school of Banks and Lawson; works by John Lynch (1763-1848), Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1800
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1079

PROPERTY FROM VARIOUS OWNERS

Very Rare Federal Pictorally Inlaid and Figured Mahogany and Satinwood Tall Case Clock, case attributed to the school of Banks and Lawson; works by John Lynch (1763-1848), Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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Very Rare Federal Pictorally Inlaid and Figured Mahogany and Satinwood Tall Case Clock, case attributed to the school of Banks and Lawson; works by John Lynch (1763-1848), Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1800
with rocking ship movement; lacking fretwork and case is sun-bleached. 
Height 96 in. by Width 21 1/2 in. by Depth 11 in.
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Catalogue Note

This tall case clock relates directly to other Baltimore examples with figural inlays illustrated in the article by Sumpter Priddy III, J. Michael Flanigan, and Gregory R. Weidman, "The Genesis of Neoclassical Style in Baltimore Furniture," American Furniture 2000, ed. Luke Beckerdite, (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 2000), pp.59-99. Another clockcase with figural inlays is in MESDA research file 10.977.

John Lynch was a successful clockmakers as well as a silversmith whose career spanned several decades.  He is more renouned as a silversmith, and many of his pieces survive.

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