Clock (Tall clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    John Paul Jr. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1815

  • Materials:

    Maple; Walnut; Tulip poplar; Pine; Ash; Iron; Paint; Ivory; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2874


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.2874

Object Name

Clock (Tall clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Paul Jr. (Maker)
1789-1867/8

Place of Origin

Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin is Elizabethville, Lykens Township, Dauphin County.

Date

1815

Subjects

Aesop's Fables

Materials

Maple; Walnut; Tulip poplar; Pine; Ash; Iron; Paint; Ivory; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

98 (H) , 20.75 (W) , 10.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

248.92 (H) , 52.705 (W) , 26.035 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW at cornice, OD at cornice.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Ames, Kenneth L. 1977 Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition.
Published: p. 108, cat. no. 25, Fig. plate 8, Fig. 98
[Book] Barons, Richard I. 1982 The Folk Tradition: Early Arts and Crafts of the Susquehannah Valley.
Published: pp. 117-118.
[Book] Cantor, Jay E. 1985 Winterthur.
Published: p. 185
[Catalogue] Garvan, Beatrice B. & Hummel, Charles F. 1982 The Pennsylvania Germans: a celebration of their arts, 1683-1850. An exhibition organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: Checklist No.114, Plate No. 88, p. 128
[Book] Hutchins, Catherine E., et al. 1983 Arts of the Pennsylvania Germans.
Published on p.10.
[Article] Minardi, Lisa. 2011 From Millbach to Mahantongo: Fraktur and Furniture of the Pennsylvania Germans. American Furniture. 2-119.
See pp. 53-54 for a chest made for Benjamin Hammer.
[Catalogue] Minardi, Lisa. 2015 A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life.
Published: figs. 75-76, p.57
[Book] Richman, Irwin. 2001 Pennsylvania German Arts: More than Hearts, Parrots, and Tulips.
Published: p. 125.