Saturday, January 12, 2013

Jacob A. Light's monumental National Clock

Auction house description:
Jacob A. Light's monumental National Clock, Millersburg, Pennsylvania, completed in 1908, carved and painted with nineteen scenes and 380 figures, to include the parade of U.S. presidents from Washington through Coolidge, Civil war generals, Uncle Sam, the Last Supper, etc., 64'' h., 114'' w. This impressive folk art work is a culmination of eighteen years of craftsmanship with a pen knife representing Light's crowning achievement.

Available at Pook & Pook.

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