RARE CHIPPENDALE BOMBE TALL CASE CLOCK

Boston   Circa 1771

Primary Wood: Mahogany
Secondary Wood: Pine

Height: 88 1/2 inches
Width: 20 inches
Depth: 9 3/4 inches

Provenance: The Stone Family, Waltham, Massachusetts; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York; William DuPont, Delaware.

Reference: For a similar case with the same fan and panels but not a bombe case, see the Israel Sack advertisement in The Magazine Antiques, January 1950. The bombe base is based on the illustration in Thomas Chippendale’s The Gentleman & Cabinet-Maker’s Director, No. CLXIII.

Item Number: 7189