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Tall case clock

Description

Tall-case clock; no works or face. Flat molded cornice surmounts square opening for face. Straight case w/ door defined by simple rectangle of applied molding. Base molding on front only. Graining added later (reddish-brown glaze coat over yellow ochre background). Right side of clock painted black (also later). Interior (on sides) has two holes gouged out for swing of pendulum. No base. Inscriptions: "April 7, 1824/ September 2, 1843/ December 26, 1832 (?)/ June 1847 (?)/ April (?)" all in chalk inside door.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1780
Inscriptions
See description.
Material
metal
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
CLOCK, TALL CASE
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
tall case clocks
timepieces
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
88.75 x 17.5 x 13.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.127
GUSN
25089

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