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Mantel clock

2014.3.1 (RS193127)

Description

Mantel clock. Square black marble with rust red and pale orange rectangular panels inlaid on either side of face and along front edge of rectangular black marble base. Circular white enameled face with painted black roman numerals and blued steel hands, surrounded by patterned gilded copper alloy and covered by a hinged glass door. On back, hinged glass door in copper alloy mount exposes clock workings.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Stanwood & Co. (Retailer)
Date
1860-1869
Material
marble (rock)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Clock
mantel clocks
marble (rock)
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 10 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.3.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
289045

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