Clock (Tall clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Isaac Pearson (Clockmaker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1723

  • Materials:

    Walnut; Pine; Cedar, Northern white; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0252 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1952.0252 A, B

Object Name

Clock (Tall clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Isaac Pearson (Clockmaker)
1685

Place of Origin

New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Origin Notes

Case made in New Jersey or Philadelphia; movement made in Burlington, New Jersey by Isaac Pearson.

Date

1723

Materials

Walnut; Pine; Cedar, Northern white; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

80.625 (H) , 19.5 (W) , 10 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

204.788 (H) , 49.53 (W) , 25 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at cornice, OD at cornice.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Downs, Joseph & du Pont, Henry Francis. 1952 American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: fig.203.
[Book] Fairbanks, Jonathan L. 1981 American Furniture: 1620 to the Present.
Published: p.62.
[Book] Drost, William E. 1965 Watches and Clocks of New Jersey and Their Makers.
Published: p.196.
[Book] Thompson, Richard. 1968 Old American Clocks and Watches.
Published: p.71, fig. 111.14.