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Tall Case Clock

Description

Arched hood w/ pierced fret and 3 fluted plinths 2 w/ brass urn-shaped finials over arched galzed door flanked by fluted columns w/ brass caps and bases. The lower case has rectangular door w/ applied molding, brass escutcheon. and string inlay, flanked by quater round fluted pilasters w/ brass terminals. The bas w/ oval pattern at face, straight bracket feet. The dial painted white w/ sprays of pink roses at lunette and at spandrels; Roman numerals.

Details

Maker
Chandler, Timothy (Maker)
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Brand on front of seat board and waist door: Brand: ""T. Chandler"" Chalk: ""AML COL"" (?)
Location of origin
Concord, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
brass (alloy)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
Brass
brass (alloy)
CLOCK, TALL CASE
Federal
tall case clocks
timepieces
Dimensions
85.5 x 18.625 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.492
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50891

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