Clock (Tall clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    John Janvier Sr. (Clockmaker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Odessa, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Walnut; Tulip poplar; Cedar, Northern white; Glass; Iron; Paint

  • Museum Object Number:

    1964.0175 A-G


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1964.0175 A-G

Object Name

Clock (Tall clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

John Janvier Sr. (Clockmaker)

Place of Origin

Odessa, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

"Cantwell's Bridge" is the modern town of Odessa.

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Case, back; "Cabinet work & Chairs/ Of the Newest taste/ Made in the Best manner,/ By the Subscriber at Cantwells Bridge/ May 29th 1795/ John Janvier [signature]".

Materials

Walnut; Tulip poplar; Cedar, Northern white; Glass; Iron; Paint

Dimensions (inches)

94.75 (H) , 21.25 (W) , 11.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

240.665 (H) , 53.975 (W) , 28.575 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are at the cornice.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1976 A Winterthur Guide to Chippendale Furniture: Middle Atlantic and Southern Colonies.
Published: fig. 126.