Early 19th century American tall case clock of desirable size, walnut case with poplar secondary wood, dovetailed bonnet top with broken arch pediment and two classical finials at each front corner, over an arched painted dial with steel hands and two winding holes, floral design in tympanum, behind a glass door flanked by full round turned columns at each corner. Figured wood on the waist door, over a wide stepped midmolding above a paneled base flanked with reeded molding at the front side and repeated on the back sides. Four delicate plain turned and tapered feet. Inscribed Sool #1496 on back of face, illegible pencil inscription on back of case on panel covering the works. 87"H x 17"W x 10"D. Provenance: Oral history being from Ohio with works imported from Germany. Case probably Ohio or Kentucky. Condition: Front left column near face is an old replacement, finials appear original. Light wear to face. Later finish. Works not tested or guaranteed.
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