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Carriage clock

Description

Brass carriage clock [A] with brass key [B] and wooden carrying case [C]. Clock has rhinestone decoration around front edges and on both sides of handle. Four bun feet. Clock face engraved with floral decoration and rhinestones. Glass paneled sides and back and rectangular glass panel on top to view gears. Wooden carrying case has double hinged split front doors with metal clasp. Cushioned red silk and velvet interior with recess in bottom of case for brass key. Exterior covered in diamond patterned paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"BIGELOW KENNARD & CO/BOSTON" (Black text)
"S/F" (Engraved)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
brass (alloy)
gears
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
carriage clocks
Clock, Carriage
gears
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 3 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3585A-C
GUSN
244287

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