Clock (Bracket clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Benjamin Rittenhouse (Attributed Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1950

  • Materials:

    Swietenia; Tulip poplar; Glass; Brass; Iron

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.1655 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1961.1655 A, B

Object Name

Clock (Bracket clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Benjamin Rittenhouse (Attributed Artist)
1740-1825

Place of Origin

Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1790-1950

Subjects

Forgery

Materials

Swietenia; Tulip poplar; Glass; Brass; Iron

Dimensions (inches)

18 (H) , 11.06 (W) , 8.31 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

45.72 (H) , 28.1 (W) , 21.11 (D)

Measurement Notes

OH is with handle up.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Forman, Bruce Ross. 2000 Clockmakers of Montgomery County, 1740-1850.
See p. 86 for a another bracket clock signed by Benjamin Rittenhouse.