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Tall case clock

Description

Tall case clock with carved columns, ogee skirt, ended-out bracket feet. Case top pierced and ornamented with three brass urns. Cabinet with painted grain. Clock face with painted flowers and full-rigged ship and lighthouse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Probably
Inscriptions
S. HOADLEY PLYMOUTH (painted in a semi-circle at top of clock face)
Location of origin
Plymouth, MA, United States
Associated Building
Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Clock, Tall Case
glass (material)
paint (coating)
tall case clocks
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
92 x 18 1/8 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.307
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288595

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