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1991.1476 (RS21548)

Description

Grain-painted pine watch case, of rectangular form, with a molded base and a shaped crest with and open carved heat at the center. The front has a sliding cover with a glassed round aperature for showing the pocketwatch which hangs inside. It has a grained red ground with black streaks. The case holds a neo-classical decorated pocketwatch, #1991.1477.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
graining
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
CASE, WATCH
cases (containers)
Glass
glass (material)
graining
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
watches
Dimensions
9.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1476
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2995
Related Items
Title Pocketwatch Accession number 1991.1477 Notes 1991.1477 WATCH Relationship Part of set

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