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Clock Face

1991.919 (RS21322)

Description

Painted and gilt decorated tombstone clock dial with Arabic numerals. There is a gilt reserve with a rose sprig and rose sprig spandrels.

Details

Maker
Whiting, Riley, d. 1835 (Maker)
Date
1800-1835
Inscriptions
Painted on is: R. Whiting, Winchester.
Location of origin
Winchester & Winsted, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gesso
gilding
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
CLOCK
dials
floral patterns
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Numbers
numerals
Painted
painting (coating)
Rose
rose (genus)
timepieces
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.919
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2694

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