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Catalog Number DEC.001
Title Tall case grandfather's clock [long-case clock]
Artist Goldsmith Company
Date 1870 circa
Description Tall case grandfather's clock, carved mahogany and walnut fretwork, carved hood, floral, scroll, leaf and Gothic posts, silver chased dial with black Roman numerals, small sweep second hand top of dial, glass pendulum door, Gothic arch, mercury swinging pendulum, 3 brass weights, molded and oblong plinth base, beveled glass sides, upper section with small insert dials, chime or silent, center calender #1-31, 3rd dial Whittington chimes, Westminister chime, chimes on 8 bells, height approximately 8'. (John E. Janes, 1970)

Antique English walnut Gothic architectural style tall case clock, made by Goldsmith Co., London, having brass works, Westminster chimes, date wheel, eight tubes, three weights, mercury pendulum, 8' tall fine condition, circa 1870. (Simon Nager, 1979)
Object Name Clock
Material wood, walnut; brass; mercury pendulum
Dimensions H-243.8 cm
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Gardner Blanchard Perry
Provenance 1911 - Bequest of Mrs. Gardner Blanchard Perry
Inscription Location On Dial
Collection Decorative Arts
People Perry, Mary E. W.
Goldsmith Company
Perry, Mary E. W. (Mrs. Gardner Blanchard Perry)
Notes n.d.