CHIPPENDALE CARVED TALL CASE CLOCK Case Made by William Connell
Case by William Connell
Movement by John Wood Jr. (1736-1793)
Philadelphia Circa 1770
Printed label inscribed “MADE and SOLD BY WILLIAM CONNELL, CABINET-MAKER, In Third-Street, Corner of Spruce Street, PHILADELPHIA; where made be had, all Sorts of Cabinet and Chair Work, on the shortest Notice”.
Primary Wood: Walnut
Secondary Woods: Tulip Poplar, Yellow Pine
Height: 94 inches
Width: 18 1/2 inches
Reference: A closely related clock with works by Thomas Wagstaffe and a labeled case by William Connell is in the collection of Winterthur Museum. See Joseph Downs, American Furniture: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, no. 207.
Item Number: 7295