Painted clock face with Roman and Arabic numerals. It has a floral motif in the corners and a seascape with ships, at full sail, at the top in a half circle. Also at the top is a lighthouse and a man with a spy glass on the left, on a grassy knoll. The face is a creamy white with black numerals. The inscriptions are framed in slightly leafy motif. Small circular design shows that the small hand used to indicate seconds. The corners are decorated in floral design in reds (rosebuds) and greens. There are two holes: 1 large and 1 small for the hands. The back has two cleats and entire surface is painted. Two small wires come from the hand mechanisms and/or hanging protrude. [see photo neg#47528-A]
Edwards, Abraham, Mr., 1761-1840 (Maker)
Painted on the face is: A. Edwards/Ashby. On the back on a jelly label in BKL's writing is: Property of/Mrs. B.K. Little/305 Warren Street/Brookline, Mass./02146.
- Location of origin
- Ashby, MA, USA
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
- Timekeeping T&E
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
- 16.75 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little