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Tall Case Clock

Description

Plinth base; quarter columns with brass fittings; arched pediment; inlaid fans; stringing on doors; upper columns.

Details

Maker
Willard, Benjamin (Clockmaker)
Date
1770-1780
Inscriptions
Pencil and chalk inside door and inside back: ""1 5/8"" Inscription on case in chalk: ""October 10, 18--"" Works inscribed on face: ""Benjn Willard/ Roxbury/ No. 232""
Location of origin
Roxbury, MA, USA
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
veneering
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CLOCK, TALL CASE
Federal
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
tall case clocks
timepieces
Veneered
veneering
People and organizations
Charles W. Kennard & Co.
Dimensions
88 3/8 x 20 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1953.65
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
51884

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