A fine Baroque style walnut and oak tall case clock
Retailed by Shreve and Company, San Francisco
first half 20th century
The hood with architectural pediment centering a plumed finial over a glazed door opening to a silvered and gilt dial with Arabic chapter ring and subsidiary seconds dial with painted constellations movement to the arch flanked by lion's masks and scrolls above a tapering case with a glazed door divided by bellflower and arched mullions enclosing tubular bells ending in a foliate banded stepped base.
height 105in (266cm); width 25 1/2in (65cm); depth 17in (43cm)