Long Case Clock
Francis De La Balle (active in London about 1743)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
Overall: 239.4 cm (7 7/8 ft.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Maker's name in arch of brass dial.
Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler