Tall Case Clock
Case retains the original grain-painted and stencil-decorated finish with bronze powder.
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: Ht. 85", W. 16 3/4", D. 10"
Date / Circa: c. 1825
Maker / Origin: Rufus Cole (1804-1874), NY State; movement made by Riley Whiting, Winchester, CT
Miscellaneous: Signed on base in stencils "R Cole Painter". Literature: for a closely related example, see Scheffner and Klein, "American Painted Furniture," p. 151, fig. 6.30.