13: Tiffany & Co. Carved Oak 9 Tube Grandfather Clock

Tiffany & Co. Carved Oak 9 Tube Grandfather Clock. The 12 in. dial is signed "Tiffany & Co." and has applied gilt brass hour numbers, filigree engraved gilt brass face plate, sub seconds dial & dial for Westminster-Eight Bells. The brass, 8-day weight driven movement is signed twice on the back of the moon phase dial plate "Walter H. Durfee, Providence, RI" and has a Graham deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, 3 brass covered weights with solid brass pulleys; 8 tubular chimes plus hour strike on a long tube, each signed "Walter H. Durfee Co., Prov. RI." This elaborately carved grandfather clock bonnet top has swirling berry & leaf carving centered with an open mouthed lion head with crown, 3 finely turned and carved urn shaped finials with slender spires. The mid section has 2 columns resting on acanthus carved corner supports on each side of a wide double arched center center beveled glass door, each side also has a double arched beveled glass panel, in the center of the tapered base is an oak leaf and acorn carved wreath centered with a ribbon and bow, the two front feet are three-dimensional winged griffins resting on paw feet. Exceptional original finish and very good overall condition. Dimensions: 100 in. high x 29 in. wide x 20 in. deep.

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