Tall case clock

Object Number: 
1925.123
Date: 
ca. 1834
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 98 x 21 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 2 in. ( 248.9 x 55.2 x 28.6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on dial: "JOHN PRINGLE NEW YORK" painted: inside case: "1834"
Description: 
Mahogany Gothic revival tall case clock; hood surmounted by large Gothic barrel arch that extends from front to back and four small gothic arches at corners, central arch once had [missing]extension at top; circular glass door set in square panel with molded border in front of clock; clock is circular and painted in black with Roman numerals, two small dials for minutes and date, and maker's name and location; panelled waist with Gothic arch door; base has two Gothic arch panels in front and one on each side; bracket feet meet skirt to form Gothic arches in front.
Gallery Label: 
The clock's works were made by John Pringle, who is listed in the New York City directories as a watchmaker between 1820 and 1839. In 1834, his shop was located at 61 Liberty Street.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Misses Isabella Vache Cox and Mary E. Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group