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Object ID 2010.028
Object Name Clock, Tall Case
Description Eight day tall case clock with works by Isaac Chandlee. White dial has Roman numeral hours, a seconds dial under XII and a date wheel above the VI. Spandrels painted with stylized shells and arch at dial top depicts European bldgs. (a chapel?).

Walnut Chippendale case has unusual features. Scroll pediment has three urn and spire finials (spire sawed off center one), two on plinths at corners and one on a central raised keystone. Keystone and plinths have gouge-decoration in a vertical broken line pattern alternating with solid vertical lines. Four corner columns are scored to resemble flutingTympanum, pendulum door and raised panel on base each have figured grain. Unusual wing-shaped upper corners on pendulum door and base panel. Ogee bracket feet have spurs and sit on pads. Decorative center drop on skirt.
Date c. 1800
Artist Chandlee, Isaac
Made Chandlee, Isaac (1760-1813)
Dimensions H-94.25 W-23 D-12 inches
Collection Decorative Arts Collection: Clocks
Material Wood / Iron / Brass
People Chandlee, Isaac
Place of Origin Nottingham, Chester County
Year Range from 1792
Year Range to 1804