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Clock Face

1991.909 (RS21324)

Description

Tombstone dial that is gilded and paint decorated with arabic numerals; depicts a compote of roses.

Details

Maker
Twiss, J & R (Maker)
Inscriptions
A signature in stencil on the front of the dial reads: J.& R. Twiss, Montreal.
Location of origin
Montreal, QE, Canada
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gesso
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Clock
dials
floral patterns
gesso
Gesso
Numbers
numerals
Painted
painting (coating)
Rose
rose (genus)
timepieces
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.909
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2684

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