Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-288595

Description

Tall case clock with carved columns, ogee skirt, ended-out bracket feet. Case top pierced and ornamented with three brass urns. Cabinet with painted grain. Clock face with painted flowers and full-rigged ship and lighthouse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
paint (coating)
Clock, Tall Case

Inscription

S. HOADLEY PLYMOUTH (painted in a semi-circle at top of clock face)

Associated Building

Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Plymouth, MA, United States

Dimensions

92 x 18 1/8 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.307

Date

1800-1830 (Probably)