New Jersey Tall Case Clock, Circa 1805

New Jersey Tall Case Clock, Circa 1805
Formal American tall case clock with exceptional cabinet work and impressive proportions. French feet support the base. The base with flame Mahogany panel. A flame Mahogany door, and columns to the sides.The hood, supported by two full columns to the front, and matching quarter columns to the rear, is surmounted by a typical New Jersey high arching swan neck pediment with brass patera and brass spire finial. The white dial, with Bird and Floral decorations in the arch, and Floral decorations in the spandrels.8 day brass movement is signed R. Roskell, Liverpool, dial half plate signed Osbourne, Birmingham. This being a common practice of the day to use "Birmingham Goods" and build the case locally. Aaron Willard, noted clockmaker, and inventor of the Banjo clock, used Roskell movements in some of his Tall Case clocks.
Movement recently overhauled, and is running well.

Height: 8' 5"
to tip of finial
8' 3"
to top of scroll