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Long Case Clock

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Molded base. Arched door and hood supported by pair of columns oflighter wood. Fretwork on top and three brass ball finials. Brass and steel face with second hand date dial, phases of the moon and engraved plate. Brass mounts in corners. With key.

Inscription

Plate engraved "Marm. Storr London". Two papers tacked inside door: one dated 1863, the other signed O. W. Holmes 1872.

Provenance

By 1935, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes; 1941, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

English (London), 1760–74

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

247.5 x 54.5 x 28 cm (97 7/16 x 21 7/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

41.895

Medium or Technique

Mahogany; brass and steel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture