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Clock Face

1991.913 (RS21323)

Description

Paint decorated wooden tombstone clock face with Roman numerals. It has stylized red roses in a sienna reserve and rose bud spandrels.

Details

Maker
Edwards, Abraham, Mr., 1761-1840 (Maker)
Date
1827
Inscriptions
Indistinctly inscribed on the dial is: A. Edwards As[h]by. On the back is: XXVII.
Location of origin
Ashby, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Clock
dials
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Rose
rose (genus)
timepieces
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.913
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2688

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