Tall case clock, no. 86; in oak with paneled sides and an overhanging top; featuring a square upper door with the acid-etched brass clock face visible through a circular window and a rectangular lower door with the brass weights and pendulum visible through an elongated glass panel; the clock with a ticking second hand and the face featuring a design using square elements.
Signed on the clock face: L. & J.G. STICKLEY
Height: 80 in (203.2 cm)
Width: 27 in (68.5 cm)
Depth: 16 ¾ in (42.6 cm)
Steven Gray, The Mission Furniture of L & J.G. Stickley, New York: Turn of the Century, 1989, pp. 4 and 151 (illustration no. 86 from the firm's Handcraft Furniture Catalogue).
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Innovation and Derivation: The Contribution of L. & J.G. Stickley to the Arts and Crafts Movement exhibition catalogue, text by Donald A. Davidoff and Stephen Gray, New York, 1995, pp. 10, 11, and 76 (similar models illustrated).
A similar model of this clock is on permanent display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in the Lewis Decorative Arts Collection.
Leopold Stickley (1869-1957)
John George Stickley (1871-1921)