Tall Case Clock

Jan Chris. Sauer, Dutch, 18th century


1760-1800 [with later modifications]

Walnut Veneer, walnut, brass, iron, glass

Overall: 94 1/2 × 24 1/2 × 13 1/2 in. (240 × 62.2 × 34.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Alice Runyon



Place Made: Netherlands, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Label, printed in black ink, inside door: H. Breen, / HOROLOGIEMAKER, / Noordermarkt / PP No. 8 / Amsterdam / abonnement voor het Opwinder van Pendules; [partial European labels affixed to upper back interior of waist identify Haarlem and Amsterdam as areas of origin and distribution]


Dr. Hugh Grant Rowell; Mrs. Alice Minnerly Runyon, North Tarrytown, New York, 1963; given to present collection, 1985.

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