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Carriage Clock

Description

Brass carriage clock [A] with brass key [B] and wooden carrying case [C]. Clock has brass lattice decoration around top edge and base, four bun feet, brass carrying handle with purple leather wrapped around center. Clock face has plain white front with roman numeral numbers. Glass paneled sides and back and rectangular glass panel on top to view gears. Wooden carrying case has hinged lid and glass panel front with protective sliding cover. Purple velvet interior. Exterior covered in diamond patterned paper. Slot inside case to store key.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"MADE/IN FRANCE" (Stamped)
"108" (Stamped)
"SR/FA" ("S" over "R" and "F" over "A")
Material
brass (alloy)
gears
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
carriage clocks
Clock, Carriage
gears
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 3 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3584A-C
GUSN
244286

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