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Tall Case Clock

1945.445 (RS173226)

Description

Ogee bracket feet; quarter columns with stop flutes; arched pediment with no fretwork; full round columns with stop flutes; brass finials; string inlay on base, door and hood door; brass dial; silvered. Works only. Hood and face.

Details

Maker
Higgins, Thomas (Clockmaker)
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
1) See Provenance. 2) Works: ""Thos Higgins/ London/ Strike [?] Silent""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Clock, Tall Case
Federal
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
tall case clocks
timepieces
Dimensions
103 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.445
Credit Line
Gift of Mary King Longfellow
GUSN
16311

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