FEDERAL INLAID TALL CASE CLOCK Works by Daniel Porter

Works by Daniel Porter (1775-1809)
Williamstown, Massachusetts   Circa 1800

Primary Wood: Cherry
Secondary Wood: White Pine

Height: 93 inches
Width: 19 inches
Depth: 9 1/2 inches

Reference: Daniel Porter apprenticed with Daniel Burnap in Connecticut before settling in Williamstown, Massachusetts. His clock cases are distinguished by their oval voids in the pediment, canted corners on the hood doors, sophisticated inlays, and bracket feet. See the discussion on page 34, image 9, of The Best the Country Affords; Vermont Furniture 1765-1850 by Kenneth Joel Zogry. Porter tall case clocks are in the collections of Historic Deerfield (HD 93.028) and the Bennington Museum (1977.189).

Item Number: 7228

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