Tall Case Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-53084

Description

Case: French feet, shaped skirt, quarter columns, arched pediment with fretwork, inlaid oval in base, stringing. Dial: Painted roses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tall case clocks
timepieces
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
cherry (wood)
Federal
Mahogany
Cherry
Birch
Inlaid
Federal
CLOCK, TALL CASE

Inscription

Label inside back: ""Alden Webb/ Watchmaker and Jeweler/ Watches, Clocks, and Jewelry/ Repairing a Specialty/ Beverly, Mass."" See Curatorial Note for further inscriptions.

Maker

Possibly Parker, Gardner (Maker)
Possibly Hawes, J., Jr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Westboro, MA, USA

Dimensions

83 1/4 x 19 1/2 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Given in memory of her late husband Arthur B. Claflin.

Accession Number

1942.617

Places

Massachusetts (United States)