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Clock Face

1991.915 (RS20780)

Description

It has a square face with black painted Roman numeral dial, with Arabic numerals at the quarter hour. It has a half circle on the top is ornamented with gilding showing a house in a primitive landscape. There is decoration in all four corners of leaf and floral in ribbon-like triangle done in black and red paint and gilding. [see photo neg#47588-A]

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Clock
dials
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Landscape
Numbers
numerals
Painted
painting (coating)
timepieces
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 x 12 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.915
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2690

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