Tall Case Clock, between 1785 and 1790

  • Frederick Maus, American, active 1785 - 1793

Walnut, white pine, tulip wood, brass, glass and lead

  • Overall: 101 × 22 1/8 × 10 1/2 inches (256.5 × 56.2 × 26.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund

44.44

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Chippendale
  • Tulipwood
  • Walnut
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Lead
  • Glass
  • Timepieces
  • Clock
  • Tall case clock
  • Tall case clock
  • White pine
  • Philadelphia

Signed, lower center of face: Frederick Maus | Philadelphia

Signed and inscribed, lower center of face: Frederick Maus | Philadelphia

1944-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA, 23, 27 (1944): p. 59 (ill.). Distin, William H. and Robert Bishop. The American Clock. New York, 1976, p. 40 (ill. 62 and 62a.) [See also p. 322.]

Frederick Maus, Tall Case Clock, between 1785 and 1790, walnut, white pine, tulip wood, brass, glass and lead. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund, 44.44.