Clock (Shelf clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Daniel Balch Jr. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newburyport, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1835

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Pine, white; Silverplate on brass; Brass; Iron; Glass; Lead

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0628 A - M


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0628 A - M

Object Name

Clock (Shelf clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Daniel Balch Jr. (Maker)
1761-1835

Place of Origin

Newburyport, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1790-1835

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Signature; Dial, lunette; "Dan\l. Balch jn\r./ Newbury Port" engraved
2. Inscription; Lower case door, inside top; "D Ober Jan 12 1863" in pencil

Materials

Mahogany; Pine, white; Silverplate on brass; Brass; Iron; Glass; Lead

Dimensions (inches)

29 (H) , 12.25 (W) , 6.5 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

73.66 (H) , 31.115 (W) , 16.51 (D)

Measurement Notes

OH with finials. OW and OD are at base. W (cornice) 9.5 in. (24.0 cm); W (waist) 11.375 in. (28.7 cm); D (cornice) 5 in. (12.6 cm); D (waist) 5.75 in. (14.5 cm).

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 168.