Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-18374

Description

Mahogany tall case clock. Denticulated cornice w/ gilt trim. Arched dial trim flanked by slender, fluted columns. Roman numeral dial w/ etched trim. Case door w/ gilt striping; engaged twisted pilasters at sides. Wider base w/ bracket feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
mahogany (wood)
Federal
Mahogany
Federal
CLOCK, TALL CASE

Inscription

Etched and painted on dial: ""Willm Dun/ Glasgow""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Dun, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Glasgow, Scotland

Dimensions

84.75 x 19.75 x 9.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.410