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Federal pillar-and-scroll shelf clock, Ephraim Downes, Bristol, CT, c. 1825, Doughty Family (TN) provenance. Scrolled broken arch pediment with three brass urn finials, original painted wooden face, floral spandrels with gilt highlights, door with inlaid bone kite shaped escutcheon, lower door panel with reverse painted landscape, original feet and glue blocks, probably original finish. Partial paper label Ephraim Downs or Downes (1787-1860), Bristol, Connecticut, inside with pendulum, key, wooden gear, weight and one additional weight, 31-1/4" x 16-1/2" x 4-3/4". Clock originally owned by Robert Maloney, 1784-1848. Robert Maloney was the great-grandfather of W. H. Doughty, Captain and Lieutenant Willard's Regiment, Second East Tennessee Volunteers in the War of 1812. Provenance: Living Estate of John and Donna Rogers, Greeneville, TN; ex- Richard or Dick Doughty, Greeneville, TN. American, 19th century. CONDITION: Some corrosion to brass finials. 6" long crack to glass to upper glass section. Replaced spur returns on skirt and older repaired veneer to scroll on pediment. Some loss to reverse painting, lower panel.