Clock (Dwarf tall clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Joshua Wilder (Maker)

    Abiel White (Attributed Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1821-1824

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Mahogany veneer; Pine, white; Iron; Brass; Paint

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0769 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1959.0769 A

Object Name

Clock (Dwarf tall clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Joshua Wilder (Maker)
12/12/1786-10/03/1860
RELATIONS: EDWARD WILDER (FATHER); EZRA WILDER (SON); REUBEN TOWER (FRIEND, NEIGHBOR)

Abiel White (Attributed Artist)
1766-1844

Place of Origin

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

Date

1821-1824

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Dial; "Jo. Wild./ Hingham" in black paint

Materials

Mahogany; Mahogany veneer; Pine, white; Iron; Brass; Paint

Dimensions (inches)

50.5 (H) , 11.5 (W) , 5.75 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

128.27 (H) , 29.21 (W) , 14.605 (D)

Measurement Notes

OH with finial; OW and OD are of feet. W (hood) 11 in. (27.9 cm); W (cornice) 10.125 in. (25.6 cm); W (case) 8.625 in. (21.8 cm); W (base) 11.125 in. (28.1 cm); D (hood) 5.625 in. (14.2 cm); D (cornice) 5 in. (12.6 cm); D (case) 4.25 in. (10.7 cm); D (base) 5.5 in. (13.9 cm).

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Jobe, Brock & Sullivan, Gary R. 2009 Harbor & Home Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts 1710-1850. 435.
Published: Cat. 105, pp. 325-327, 424.
[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: p. 197-198, cat. no. 149
[Thesis] LaFond, Edward Francis. 06//1965 "The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum Collection of American Clocks". M.A. University of Delaware Winterthur Program in Early American Culture
Published: pl. XXVIII, pp. 145-48.