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Clock Reel

Description

A rectangular post with a turned ball finial holds the turned reel with 5 turned posts that have rod turned ends. The post is pierced at the mid-section for a saw-tooth edge (gear). It is all raised on a heavy trapezodial base with notched edges and 3 splayed, turned feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hardwood
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
hardwood
Hardwood
Reel, Clock
spools
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
37 x 26 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1154
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3370

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