It was perhaps four feet tall—an exact replica of a long-case clock.
To collectors and connoisseurs the most desirable period of the long-case clock is from 1700 to about 1720.
A fine example of his work is illustrated (p. 263), a long-case clock having the door of lacquered work in the "Chinese taste."
But at any rate, the long-case clock may be generally accepted as coincident with the use of the long or seconds pendulum.
There is a long-case clock with wooden wheels and pinions by him in the Guildhall Museum, London.
"For use in the homes the long-case clock was the style favored," McPhearson responded.
The long-case clock had not only become acclimatized, but it had become thoroughly English.