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LONGCASE CLOCK

Made by: David Rough

On view in: Second Floor Library


About this object

At the top of the clock are two scrolls ending in brass rosettes. There is a pilaster with brass capitals at either side of the face. The face is engraved with a fleur-de-lis design. In the arch above the face is an engraved medallion depicting Father Time with a scythe. The four corners around the face are filled with brass ornament in relief. The works have been removed. The case is made from mahogany. The door in the central part of the clock has an arched top and the keyhole is to the left side. The bottom pedestal has steps at the top and bottom.

Category:
timepieces
Object name:
LONGCASE CLOCK
Made from:
Mahogany -- metal -- brass
Made in:
SCOTLAND: Kerriemuir
Date made:
ca. 1805
Size:
180.3 × 36.8 cm (71 × 14 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.40
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION D. Rough/ Kerriemuir on face
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973