Clock (Tall clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Gawen Brown (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1745-1755

  • Materials:

    Pine, white ; Tulip poplar; Paint; Gesso; Gilt; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0096.003


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1955.0096.003

Object Name

Clock (Tall clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Gawen Brown (Artist)
1719-1801

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1745-1755

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Engraved on chapter ring; "Brown Boston"

Materials

Pine, white ; Tulip poplar; Paint; Gesso; Gilt; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

94.5 (H) , 22.125 (W) , 10.625 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

240.03 (H) , 56.198 (W) , 26.988 (D)

Measurement Notes

OD and OW are at pediment.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. 2002 An American Vision: Henry Francis du Pont's Winterthur Museum.
Published: cat. no. 3, pp. 58-59.
[Article] Miller, Alan. 1993 Roman Gusto in New England Furniture. American Furniture.
Published: fig. 39, pp. 184-85 & 187.
[Thesis] LaFond, Edward Francis. 06//1965 "The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum Collection of American Clocks".
Published: pl. VIII, pp. 96-100.
[Article] Cain, Lynda A. & Carlisle, Nancy. Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. International View. 49-51.
Published: pp. 49-51