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The machinery in this clock was probably made in Connecticut and sold by peddlers. The grained pine case was probably made by a local woodworker. The graining was supposed to look like fancy woods. Timepieces were becoming more affordable and more commonplace in the nineteenth century. This one was owned by Orlando Ware (1779-1860), who placed it in his Deerfield, Massachusetts, general store.

 

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Tall case clock

creator   Unidentified
date   c. 1820
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   19.375"
height   82.0"
depth   10.5"
process/materials   wood
item type   Household Goods/Furniture
accession #   #F.04


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See Also...

Ware Store Day Book [Vol. I]

Ware Store Day Book [Vol. II]


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