J. C. Brown, Bristol CT Picture Frame Inlaid Mother-of-Pearl & Stencil Decorated Eight Day Shelf Clock C. 1850

J. C. Brown, Bristol CT

J. C. Brown, Forestville Manufacturing Co, Bristol CT. C. 1850 8 day, time and strike, spring brass movement paper mache picture frame shelf clock w/ mother-of-pearl inlay
Paper mache stencil decorated and inlaid case in very nice condition with original finish and decoration. Original signed painted dial  Original tablet and bone knob. Movement is signed. Very nice  label inside that reads: EIGHT DAY BRASS CLOCKS, springs warranted not to fail, Manufactured and Sold by Forestville Manufacturing Co. J. C. Brown, Bristol CT.   The eight day brass striking movement is signed/die stamped by the maker at the bottom of the front plate: J.C.Brown Forestville CT USA. Eighteen inches tall.  The original lower tablet depicts “Buckingham Palace.”

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