Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-17470

Description

Unsigned white painted face with pink roses at top and gold scrolling at corners. Roman numerals. Bonnet: Gallery (replaced) supported by two fluted columns in front with brass bases, capitals and brass stop fluting at bottom third. At back are two simple quarter-columns. Above fretwork (replaced) are three brass finials (replaced). Body: Two quarter-columns decorate either side of the door, which is inlaid with a hollow rectangle of lighter veneer. Base: Again, inlaid with a square of a lighter mahogany, and which is surrounded by a border of arrows and dentil work.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Mahogany
Brass
Clock, Tall Case

Inscription

See Provenance.

Maker

Fisher, Nathan (Framer)

Location of Origin

Taunton, MA, USA

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

95 x 19 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1984.488

Places

Massachusetts (United States)