Vernacular tall case clock, Maury County, Tennessee history. Cherry with poplar secondary wood. Hood with chip carved demilune crest, over an arched painted dial with scene of two Classical warriors; tall plain waist door over a base with wide molded top and bootjack sides, the front skirt with demilune pendant. Brass works sit atop a white pine seatboard and behind a white pine face (all likely imported from the Northeast). Original pendulum, weights and key. 98" H x 16 1/4" W x 10 1/4" D. Case likely Middle Tennessee, works likely imported from New England, all circa 1830. Provenance: Descended in a Maury County family. CONDITION: One patch to right rear foot, area of gouges to right side. Light water stain to base. Hood door has broken latch, wear and losses to painted face, scattered small abrasions. Retains weights and pendulum bob, rod missing.
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