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Tall Case Clock

Description

Tall case clock with silver and brass overlay over dial. Painted disc depicting night sky with moon appears above dial. Bonnet has arched pediment with three short wooden spiral finials. Bonnet flanked by fluted columns on plinths. Ogee bracket feet with spurs; applied cyma cut out.

Details

Maker
Harland, Thomas, 1735-1807 (Clockmaker)
Date
1773-1807
Inscriptions
"Harland" "Norwich" (Engraved)
Chalk on inside of backboard: [illegible] (handwritten)
Location of origin
Norwich, CT, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Norwich (New London county, Connecticut)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Clock, Tall Case
clocks
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
timepieces
Dimensions
92 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.658
GUSN
16321

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