1957.0026.410 Fusee Engine
  • 1957.0026.410 Fusee Engine
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Tool (for clocks) (Fusee Engine or Thread cutter)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    East Hampton, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1770-1800

  • Materials:

    Iron; Brass; Maple, soft; Apple; Tulip poplar

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0026.410


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Object Number

1957.0026.410

Object Name

Tool (for clocks) (Fusee Engine or Thread cutter)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Belin du Pont

Creator (Role)

Nathaniel Dominy IV (Maker)
7/25/1737-10/23/1812
Married Katharine Hallome on June 30, 1753. Children: Mary (d. in infancy) and Anna (twins). 2nd Marriage: Married Hannah Baker on November 28, 157 (or 1759), Children: Jonathan (d. in infancy), Hannah, Mary (d. in infancy), Urania, Leah, Nathaniel V, Phoebe, Clara.

Place of Origin

East Hampton, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

Date

1770-1800

Subjects

Dominy Family Clockmaking

Materials

Iron; Brass; Maple, soft; Apple; Tulip poplar

Dimensions (inches)

4 (H) , 15 (L) , 8.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

10 (H) , 39 (L) , 21.5 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Hummel, Charles F. 1968 With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, New York.
Published: pg 167, fig 133