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Tall case clock

1760-1770
Origin: England, Boston
OH: 82"; OW: 20 1/2"; OD: 10"
Mahogany, oak, and glass; brass, silvered brass, and steel.
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1954-931,A&B
Tall case clock: arched bonnet with square plinths for finials at front corners and chamfered front corners; arched, molded door to trunk, stepped base molding. Round silvered brass dial with large engraved seconds dial and single seconds hand; small minute dial in top portion of dial; lunette for hours above single winding hole and maker's name "John Berridge/ Boston". Regulator clock with dead-beat escapement, and bolt-and-shutter maintaining power; center, third and escape pinions of eight leaves. Brass and steel gridiron-type pendulum with cast-iron bob of lunette shape. No strike train, winding drum, or bell.
Mark(s):On dial at 6 o'clock: John Berridge, Boston