Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25837

Description

Square base with ogee feet and serpentine apron. Stepped cavetto molding supporting the elongated case with quarter round columns. Rectangular hinge door with beaded molding and circular brass knob. Bonnet supported with cavetto molding with two free standing dowel columns flanking arched top. Glazed front. Scrolled broken pediment with three circular brass finials. Overall grained decoration emulating flamed veneers, string inlay, and oval patera. Enameled clock face with eagle. Weight and pendulum inside. Label inside. See file for text.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
CLOCK, TALL CASE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

87 5/8 x 18 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.

Accession Number

1957.281