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887

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART AND FURNITURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Rare Federal Paint-Decorated and Stenciled Pine Églomisé Dial Dwarf Clock, works by Jonathan Winslow, Massachusetts, Circa 1820
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
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887

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART AND FURNITURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Rare Federal Paint-Decorated and Stenciled Pine Églomisé Dial Dwarf Clock, works by Jonathan Winslow, Massachusetts, Circa 1820
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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New York

Rare Federal Paint-Decorated and Stenciled Pine Églomisé Dial Dwarf Clock, works by Jonathan Winslow, Massachusetts, Circa 1820
Case door bears Nina Fletcher Little's paper label: This clock was made by Jonathan Winslow, born in Hardwick, Mass., on August 15, 1765.  Apprenticed to Cheney, Benjamin and Timothy of East Hartford, Connecticut where he carried on his trade but lived in Warren, New Salem, Worcester and Springfield Mass. Died in Springfield July 20, 1847; dial repainted
Height 47 1/2 in. by Width 11 1/2 in. by Depth 7 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Robert Tompkins, Montague, Massachusetts;
Sotheby's, New York, The Bertram K. Little and Nina Fletcher Little Collection, January 29, 1994, sale 6526, lot 111;
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana from the Collection of Richard and Joy Kanter, January 18, 2002, sale 7755, lot 677;
Sotheby's, New York, Americana, October 7, 2006, sale 8209, lot 338;
Peter Eaton Antiques, Newbury, Massachusetts.

Literature

William H. Distin and Robert Bishop, The American Clock, (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1976), p. 82, fig. 165;
Nina Fletcher Little, Little by Little: Six Decades of Collecting American Decorative Arts, (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1984), p. 22, fig. 28.

Catalogue Note

For additional information about clockmaker Jonathan Winslow see, Robert S. Dodge's article, "A Grandmother Clock with Wooden Works," Antiques (March 1938), vol. 33, no. 3, p. 133.

Important Americana

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New York