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Very Rare Walnut Chippendale Tall Case Clock
Perhaps the most striking aspect of this clock is the ornate engraving found on the face. A profile of General James Wolfe sits over Moon and stars, a roster, tent encampments and fauna that surround the dial. The face is encased in an elegant walnut case with a finial, rosettes, a scalloped panel in the base and ogee feet.
Materials and Techniques:
Walnut with brass dial.
Replaced finial in addition to finial holes which were added to the clock later in life.
Origin: Germantown, PA
Date: c. 1770.
Dimensions: Width 19.5" | Height 98.75' | Depth 10.75"