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Tall Case Clock

First Floor - Parlor

Furniture and Hard Furnishings

Probably Connecticut, 1790-1815. Tulip poplar, chestnut, brass movement, painted iron dial. 86 ½” h. x 21” w. x 10 ½” d.

Tall Case Clock

With an 8-day movement; the falseplate behind the imported English white dial is marked “Osbourne / MANUFACTURY / BIRMINGHAM.” White dial is painted with birds in the arch and with floral spandrels; a date wheel aperture, seconds dial, and a silent/strike switch in the arch. Clock case is coated with a clear stain but likely originally painted. Scrolled pediment has three finials, the center of which differs from the side finials (a Connecticut regional practice), and clock bonnet has four colonnettes. Waist door is arched; a molded base with no feet.

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