Clock (Tall clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Edward Duffield (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1765-1775

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Chestnut; Oak, white; Pine, yellow; Brass; Glass; Cedar, Atlantic white

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0247


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0247

Object Name

Clock (Tall clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Edward Duffield (Maker)
1720-1801

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1765-1775

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. ; ; Edw. Duffield

Materials

Mahogany; Chestnut; Oak, white; Pine, yellow; Brass; Glass; Cedar, Atlantic white

Dimensions (inches)

102.5 (H) , 24.25 (W) , 12 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

260.35 (H) , 61.595 (W) , 30.48 (D)

Measurement Notes

OH is with finial. OD is at feet. OW is at cornice.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Thesis] LaFond, Edward Francis. 06//1965 "The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum Collection of American Clocks".

[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies.
Published: fig. 120.
[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 204
[Article] Eckhardt, George H. 03//1960 Edward Duffield, Benjamin Franklin's Clockmaker. Antiques Magazine. LXXVII: 284-286.

[Book] Butler, Joseph T. 1965 American Antiques, 1800- 1900.