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Object Name Clock, Tall Case
Catalog Number M1995.8
Description A federal carved walnut tall case clock by G. Chandlee of Winchester, VA. Circa 1810. Handsomely carved, in excellent condition. Carved walnut case with molded swans neck pediment centering a brass finial above an arched glazed door opening to a white painted dial - brass 8 day weight driven movement with strike, phases of the moon, seconds register and calendar apparatus, bearing the inscription "G. Chandlee Winchester" above the waisted case with shaped, hinged door flanked by fluted corners above the base. Feet cut off to reduce the height of the clock to 94". Built by Goldsmith Chandlee (b.1751 d.1821) in Winchester, VA. Reverend Henry Branch (b.1842 d. 1933) was given the clock by church members. Clock was moved to the home of Branch's youngest daughter (Eleanor Warfield). Eleanor then gave it to her youngest son, Henry Branch Warfield.
Date 1810
Dimensions H-94 inches