A Federal Grain-Painted Tall Case Clock with Works by Eaton Sanford, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Circa 1775 and Later

with wooden works, the painted dial inscribed E. SANFORD PLYMOUTH, the proper right case board inscribed F. Watson 1896.

grain-paint is later, lacking finials.

Height 86 inches.

Eaton Sanford is listed on page 299 of Wallace Nutting's The Clock Book (1924). He is listed as being an active clockmaker in Plymouth, Massachusetts from 1770-1776.

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Mark and Patricia McGrath, Chicago, Illinois

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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