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1991.911 (RS20778)

Description

Paint and gilt decorated tombstone dial with Roman and Arabic numerals. It has green and yellow banded spandrels, a floral spray in a shaped reserve above the dial.

Details

Maker
Hoadley, Silas, 1786-1870 (Maker)
Date
1815-1835
Inscriptions
An indistinct painted signature on the clock face reads: Silas Hoadley, Plymouth. Incised on the back is: MDCCLXV . And on a NFL label on the back is: S. Hoadley, Plymouth.
Location of origin
Plymouth, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Clock
dials
Gilded
gilding
Numbers
numerals
Painted
painting (coating)
timepieces
Wood
Dimensions
16 1/8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.911
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2686

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