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Carrige clock

2006.44.2333AB (RS83123)

Description

Repeating carriage clock [A]. Brass with square base and corinthian pillasters on corners. Miniature portait of woman reading a book and a woman acting surprised in dark blue enamel and gold on sides. Glass back and top with exposed gears. Handle on top. Fitted leather carrying case [B] has purple velvet interior, glass panel front, hinged lid, and leather handle.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)
Date
1899
Inscriptions
"Anna Pingree Wheatland/From Stephen & David Pingree Wheatland/ June 15, 1899." (cut into)
"SHREVE CRUMP & LOW Co./BOSTON" (Black text)
"Quarters/Silent" "19909/21838" "122033" (Script)
"SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW CO/BOSTON" (Gold text)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
enamel (fused coating)
gears
leather
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
carriage clocks
Clock, Carriage
enamel (fused coating)
gears
leather
Dimensions
8 x 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2333AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171080

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