DUTCH MARQUETRY TALL-CASE CLOCK, featuring carved and gilded Neoclassical figures atop an arched hood embellished with applied molded cornice, pierce-carved elements, and three-quarter Doric columns, highly developed geometric and naturalistic inlaid decorative scheme throughout. Old surface with mellow color. 19th century. 96 1/4" HOA, 21 1/2" WOA, 8 1/2" DOA. Provenance: From the collection of Gordon and Hildreth Wheeler, Keswick, VA. Items descended from the Scott and McCray families of Richmond, VA.
Unknown working condition. Possible restoration to dial. Wear and losses to case veneers. Repairs to base.