Tall case clock

about 1765-85
Works by Thomas Walker (American, active 1769–1791)


Object Place: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Hipkiss, Eighteenth-Century American Arts, no. 126 Frank L. Hohmann III, Timeless: Masterpiece American Brass Dial Clocks (New York: Hohmann Holdings LLC, 2009), no. 99, p. 314-5

Dimensions

Overall: 269.9 x 55.9 x 26.7 cm (106 1/4 x 22 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

39.92

Medium or Technique

Mahogany, yellow pine, oak, cherry

On View

Regional Styles in Middle Colonies Gallery (Gallery 134)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Clocks

Inscription

Dial inscribed "Thos Walker Fredericksburg" in script

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased for $1,600 from Israel Sack, New York City, for the "The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts" (Accession Date January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts