Yorktown, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States 1773
99 x 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.
Walnut; wax; glass; brass
Sack catalogue description: Walnut grandfather clock in case of Queen Anne design, closed arched hood with keystone center, white wax inlay on corners dated 1773; wax inlay on waist of crown and initials, glass pendulum window, brass spandreled dial inscribed "J. Fisher, Yorktown"; John Fisher, who came to York, Pennsylvania in 1749, is known as the finest clockmaker from that center. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 382, pl. 962.
Walnut tall case clock
Decoration and ornament--Queen Anne style Furniture--United States
tall case clocks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, February 1967 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.