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Tall case clock. Mahogany with light and darkwood inlay; cherry and white pine seconday wood. Tin, enamel, oil paint glazing. Arched hood with fretwork and gallery and three brass finials above hood. Hood is flanked by fluted plinths with brass caps, base, and reeds. Waist has waist molding and four light and darkwood inlaid has string inlay and quarter fans. Cyma-curved skirt. Rests on ogee bracket feet. Works are signed "Osborne's Manufactory/Birmingham."
tall case clocks
eastern white pine (wood)
CLOCK, TALL CASE
18th century label glued to inside of lower case door from ""SIMON WILLARD CLOCK MANUFACTORY"". Label bears extensive and descriptive text.
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),
Brooks & Davis Express
Bullard, Jenny W.
Willard, Simon, 1753-1848 (Clockmaker)
Osborne's Manufactory (Clockmaker)
Roxbury, MA, USA; Birmingham, England
91 x 20 x 10 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
Massachusetts (United States)