Tall Case Clock, movement
Origin: America, Connecticut, Plymouth
OH: 16 1/4"; OW: 11 7/8"; OD: 5 1/2"
Oak, cherry, white pine, tulip poplar, iron/steel, and lead
Acc. No. 2008.2000.2,B
Wooden 30 hour movement; white painted arched dial signed by Seth Thomas and Silas Hoadley and painted with Masonic imagery within the arch including an eye, sun and moon, two columns flanking an arch at the top of four steps with a Bible (?) in the center of the arch, a beehive, compass, square, anchor, mallet, and trowel; floral painted spandrels; Roman hour numeral, Arabic minute numerals; seconds dial below XII on face, lunar dial above VI on face; false winding holes painted below makers names.
Woods: white pine seat board, tulip poplar face; oak plates; cherry and fruit wood wheels, feet, and arbors.
Provenance:Donor purchased from Frank & Barbara Pollack in 2001. Said to have been found in a home in Westbrook, Maine.
Mark(s):"THOMAS & HOADLEY" painted on dial.
Inscription(s):"5th" inscribed in ink on back of face.