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19th c. Pennsylvania Tall Case Clock Attrib. to Benjamin Solliday

Item Details

An early 19th century, Pennsylvania cherry tall case clock attributed to Benjamin Solliday. The cherry clock freatures a hood with a broken pediment accented with urn finials and features four side columns, a glass front door that opens to a painted floral backdrop surrounding a white face with black Arabic numbers and hands and calendar aperature. The clock case features a hinged wood door with weights and pendulum and a square plinth base on four bracket feet. The clock face is labeled ‘Benjamin Solliday’ and no winding hole are present.

*Benjamin Solliday was the son of Frederick Solliday and the brother of Jacob Solliday and was active as a clockmaker in Sellersville, Pennsylvania in the late eighteenth century. He was the father of George and Samuel, both also noted clockmakers.

  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless shipping arrangements are available and made by the winning bidder, that individual is advised to bring, appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.
Type Tall Case
Key Included No

Condition

- clock did not run during testing
- glass cracked
- possible restored face
- no winding holes present on face.

Dimensions

19.5" W x 84.5" H x 11.0" D

Item #

17BOS089-234

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