Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

18th century

GUSN

GUSN-245986

Description

tall case clock; ogee pedement; glass pane on bonnet side; arched front window and case door; scribed circle on base; cherry; pine back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cherry (wood)
pine (wood)
stain (coating)
glass (material)
Chippendale
Clock
Clock, Tall Case

Inscription

"Back" (in old white 18th century chalk)
"Repaired Jan 16, 1902/ (o cleaned) Nov 1908/ R.D. Wittier/ New (..eles)" (paper label)
"M. Philbrick/Jewler/Rye Beach N.H." (stamped)
"May 31, 1847 . . . . . . J.J. Eastman Oct 17 1845 cleaned by Luther Cromby 1881 April 8 cleaned." (pencil)
"March 14 1827 to ( ) 1855" (chalk)

Associated Building

Used At Dole-Little House (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

34

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

88 x 23 x 12 15/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

From estate of Mrs. Florence Evans Bushee

Accession Number

1976.243

Reference Notes

"New Discoveries in New England Furniture"

Places

Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Maine (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Kittery (York county, Maine)