Skip to content

Search Collections

Wag-on-the-Wall Clock

Description

The cream-painted dial of square form with demilune crest painted with black Roman numerals and polychrome springs at spaudrels and polychrome scene of buildings at crest. The crest has an arch-shape opening for carved and painted bird to come out of it (the door to his opening is missing); wooden works; iron weights, chain and scrolled hands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Clock, Wall
clocks
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
timepieces
wag-on-wall clocks
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 10 x 8 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.814
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2597

Comments