Tall case clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-289691

Description

Tall case clock with broken arch pediment, wood inlay of spray of leaves on each side of clock face. Ionic columns with brass capitals and bases flank clock face. Doric columns on each side of case door. Ogee skirt at base. Polychrome painted flowers on clock face.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

N. Mullican/Newbury -port (painted on clock face)

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

89 3/4 x 19 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.227

Date

1800-1820 (Probably)