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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

about 1765-85

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Clocks