clock, long case; hood has scroll top and brass finial; painted domed dial framed by fluted columns with capitals and bases gilded; body framed by quarter round columns rests on feet in bracket form terminating in claw-and-ball and carved with acanthus; band of carved fretwork below dial

Tall case clock, 1773

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Inscribed on the reverse of the door to the clock's works is "Cardon Proctor, Aug. 1773, John Strykes". Both Proctor and Strykes are listed as clockmakers active in New York during the middle of the eighteenth century.

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Title
Tall case clock
Artist Life
American
Role
Designer
Accession Number
31.26
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clock, long case; hood has scroll top and brass finial; painted domed dial framed by fluted columns with capitals and bases gilded; body framed by quarter round columns rests on feet in bracket form terminating in claw-and-ball and carved with acanthus; band of carved fretwork below dial