Tall case clock

Creator:
Norris, Isaac, active ca. 1760-1765
Wagstaffe, Thomas, 1724-1802
Published/Created:
Williston, Chester county, Pennsylvania, United States
London, United Kingdom
ca. 1760–1765
Physical Description:
99 x 18 1/2 x 10 in.
Materials:
Walnut; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Queen Anne walnut tall clock, the hood of architectural formation has fishtail and arched scrollboard in silhouette with central and end turned finials, the hood encloses works and brass spandreled dial inscribed "Thomas Wagstaffe, London"; arched door, bracket feet, the case attributed to Isaac Norris, Williston, Chester county, Pennsylvania. It is known that Quakers often imported Wagstaffe movements and had them locally cased; for a related case by Isaac Norris, see Schiffer, Furniture Makers of Chester County, pl. 100.
Related objects: Margaret Berwind Schiffer, Furniture and its Makers of Chester County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1966), pl. 100.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1772, pl. P5017.
Variant Titles:
Queen Anne walnut tall case clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Queen Anne
Culture:
American
English
Accession Number:
5017
Genre:
tall case clocks (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, November 1980
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
10976 nc, cab4dw4 misc end tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10992428
OID:
12117000
PID:
digcoll:1024603

Number of Pages: 2
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