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Tall case clock

Description

Square base with ogee feet and serpentine apron. Stepped cavetto molding supporting the elongated case with quarter round columns. Rectangular hinge door with beaded molding and circular brass knob. Bonnet supported with cavetto molding with two free standing dowel columns flanking arched top. Glazed front. Scrolled broken pediment with three circular brass finials. Overall grained decoration emulating flamed veneers, string inlay, and oval patera. Enameled clock face with eagle. Weight and pendulum inside. Label inside. See file for text.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
CLOCK, TALL CASE
Pine
pine (wood)
tall case clocks
timepieces
Dimensions
87 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1957.281
Credit Line
Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.
GUSN
25837

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