Tall Case Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1773-1807

GUSN

GUSN-16321

Description

Tall case clock with silver and brass overlay over dial. Painted disc depicting night sky with moon appears above dial. Bonnet has arched pediment with three short wooden spiral finials. Bonnet flanked by fluted columns on plinths. Ogee bracket feet with spurs; applied cyma cut out.

Details

Descriptive Terms

clocks
timepieces
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Clock, Tall Case

Inscription

"Harland" "Norwich" (Engraved)
Chalk on inside of backboard: [illegible] (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

1984.
NN11

Maker

Harland, Thomas, 1735-1807 (Clockmaker)

Location of Origin

Norwich, CT, USA

Dimensions

92 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1939.658

Places

Connecticut (United States)
Norwich (New London county, Connecticut)