|Credit line||DHS Purchase|
|Year Range from||1795|
|Year Range to||1810|
|Made||Christopher Weaver (clock); John Janvier, Jr. (case attributed)|
|Makers mark||Face signed by Christopher Weaver|
Tall case clock with 8-day, key wound movement. The case is attributed to John Janvier, Jr. and the works are by Christopher Weaver. The case is made of mahogany with tulip poplar and white pine as the secondary woods. The hood has a center fluted finial, dental molding on the frieze, fluted columns on four corners, arched sidelights, and a door. The body has cove moulding at the top of the waist, fluted columns at the front corners, cove and ovolo moulding at the top of the base and ogee bracket feet. The moon dial has a painted foliate pattern in the spandrels, double global maps, and a day of the month indicator; signed "Chris. Weaver / New Castle".
|Dimensions||H-101 W-18.875 inches|
|Provenance||The clock descended in the Janvier family to the heirs of Eliza MacDonough Janvier Louderbough (1861-1945) and her brother, George Janvier (1865-1943).|
Clocks & watches
Janvier, Jr., John
John Janvier, Jr.
|Room||Front Hall (First Floor)|
|Material||Mahogany; tulip poplar; white pine|
|Place of Origin||New Castle, DE|