Tall Case Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-16311

Description

Ogee bracket feet; quarter columns with stop flutes; arched pediment with no fretwork; full round columns with stop flutes; brass finials; string inlay on base, door and hood door; brass dial; silvered. Works only. Hood and face.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
inlay (process)
Federal
Clock, Tall Case

Inscription

1) See Provenance. 2) Works: ""Thos Higgins/ London/ Strike [?] Silent""

Maker

Higgins, Thomas (Clockmaker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

103 3/4 x 18 3/8 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary King Longfellow

Accession Number

1945.445

Places

Massachusetts (United States)