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Wag on the Wall Clock

1977.322 (RS116562)

Description

Rectangular wooden back with case attached, carved front face with scrolled top; round face, carved beaded edge; face painted in gold, white, and painted fruit in pediment, lead weights below.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Carved
carving (processes)
CLOCK, WALL
Fruit
fruit
Lead
lead (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
timepieces
wag-on-wall clocks
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
18.5 x 6.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.322
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4002

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