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Tall case clock

1998.410 (RS23396)

Description

Mahogany tall case clock. Denticulated cornice w/ gilt trim. Arched dial trim flanked by slender, fluted columns. Roman numeral dial w/ etched trim. Case door w/ gilt striping; engaged twisted pilasters at sides. Wider base w/ bracket feet.

Details

Maker
Dun, William (Maker)
Date
1740-1760
Inscriptions
Etched and painted on dial: ""Willm Dun/ Glasgow""
Location of origin
Glasgow, Scotland
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
CLOCK, TALL CASE
Federal
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
tall case clocks
timepieces
Dimensions
84.75 x 19.75 x 9.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.410
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18374

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