The solid brass face features delicate scroll work and has a fully functional second hand.
This clock has an eight-day movement with Westminster chimes, chiming on the quarter hour. In 1899, Colonial of Zeeland began producing fine clocks, highly prised by collectors.
The decorated clock face is enhanced by its moon dial.
This is a rare opportunity to own an exceptional American made clock with a historic American motif. Considered the "Jewel In The Crown" of the Henry Ford Museum tall case clock collection, this clock is a faithful reproduction of the original Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 18th Century antique.
The case for this particular clock has been expertly crafted from choice American Black Walnut.
Fluted quarter columns with complementary carved capitals are also featured on the waist.
The base of this masterpiece is decorated with egg and dart carving as well as fluted quarter columns resting on articulated ogee bracket feet.
Colonial was selected by the Henry Ford Museum in the early 1930's to faithfully reproduce important, historic tall case clocks from its collection.
This Simon Willard reproduction with its Roxbury style case features an open fretwork bonnet crowned with three brass finials, fluted columns with brass stop-fluting and capitals and resting on ogee bracket feet.
Made of choice tiger maple, the hood is embellished with whales' tail motif and has three finials resting on fluted plinths.
The beautifully proportioned case also features a scalloped waste and intricately cut out baseboard.
It provides ample display and storage space with two adjustable shelves in each section.
The shelves in the upper section are grooved to hold plates.
The original clock was crafted by the renowned Philadelphia clockmaker, Thomas Voight.