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Tall case clock

Description

Tall case clock with broken arch pediment, wood inlay of spray of leaves on each side of clock face. Ionic columns with brass capitals and bases flank clock face. Doric columns on each side of case door. Ogee skirt at base. Polychrome painted flowers on clock face.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Probably
Inscriptions
N. Mullican/Newbury -port (painted on clock face)
Location of origin
Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
veneer
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Clock, Tall Case
glass (material)
tall case clocks
veneer
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
89 3/4 x 19 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.227
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289691

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