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Trade Sign for a Watchmaker

1991.1163 (RS21436)

Description

A sign carved in the form of a pocketwatch, with a gold frame surrounding a white painted face with black roman numerals, hands and second hand dial. The hands have shaped ends and centers. In a gilt case and ball stem with an iron ring. It is double-sided. The time is: 8.18 1/2 and 47 1/2.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
shop signs
SIGN, TRADE
watches
Dimensions
26.5 x 2.75 (HxD), 17.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1163
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3379

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