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Long Case Clock

English
18th century
Francis De La Balle (active in London about 1743)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 239.4 cm (7 7/8 ft.)

Accession Number

32.288

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Clocks

Black japanned case, oriental figures in tortoise and gilt. molded base on bottom feet; arched door; 3/4 columns at sides of arched dial frame; molded top. Solid cresting with three gilt acorn finials and panel of carving in center. Brass dial with applied ornament in corners and around medallion. With maker’s name in arch. With key.

Inscription

Maker's name in arch of brass dial.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler