Tall Case Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-50891

Description

Arched hood w/ pierced fret and 3 fluted plinths 2 w/ brass urn-shaped finials over arched galzed door flanked by fluted columns w/ brass caps and bases. The lower case has rectangular door w/ applied molding, brass escutcheon. and string inlay, flanked by quater round fluted pilasters w/ brass terminals. The bas w/ oval pattern at face, straight bracket feet. The dial painted white w/ sprays of pink roses at lunette and at spandrels; Roman numerals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
birch (wood)
brass (alloy)
Federal
Birch
Brass
Federal
CLOCK, TALL CASE

Inscription

Brand on front of seat board and waist door: Brand: ""T. Chandler"" Chalk: ""AML COL"" (?)

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Chandler, Timothy (Maker)

Location of Origin

Concord, NH, USA

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

85.5 x 18.625 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.492

Places

New Hampshire (United States)