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1991.920 (RS21325)

Description

Paint and gilt decorated tombstone clock dial with Arabic numerals. It has gilt stars and a gilt reserve center with a floral arch and rose vine 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
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
timepiece components
timepieces
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.920
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2695

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