Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1720-1780

GUSN

GUSN-25089

Description

Tall-case clock; no works or face. Flat molded cornice surmounts square opening for face. Straight case w/ door defined by simple rectangle of applied molding. Base molding on front only. Graining added later (reddish-brown glaze coat over yellow ochre background). Right side of clock painted black (also later). Interior (on sides) has two holes gouged out for swing of pendulum. No base. Inscriptions: "April 7, 1824/ September 2, 1843/ December 26, 1832 (?)/ June 1847 (?)/ April (?)" all in chalk inside door.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
metal
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
Painted
CLOCK, TALL CASE

Inscription

See description.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

88.75 x 17.5 x 13.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.127