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Hanging Watch Case

Description

Triangular-shaped backboard pierced with a hanging hole over a rectangular case; leather hinged door fitted with a glazed circular aperture; opens to a wool-lined interior. Wire hook and eye closing. Painted red. Holds watch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wool (textile)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
CASE, WATCH
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
watchcases
watches
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
8 x 3.25 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.442
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2419

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