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Tall Case Clock

Case made by George Pickering, American (active Philadelphia), active by 1773, died 1784. Movement made by Frederick Dominick, American (born Germany, active Philadelphia), active by 1766, died 1811.

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Period:
Colonial

Date:
1773-1780

Medium:
Mahogany, yellow poplar, white cedar; brass, steel, iron, glass

Dimensions:
8 feet 9 1/2 inches × 22 inches × 11 1/2 inches (268 × 55.9 × 29.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 202, American Art, second floor (Flammer Gallery)

Accession Number:
1998-81-1

Credit Line:
Bequest of Margaret McCready Kirk, 1998

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