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Shelf Clock

1971.541AB (RS116354)

Description

A) Clock: French feet; shaped apron; simple bead moulding around lower door; crossbanded upper door; scrolled pediment; painted clock face; brass pendulum. B) Rectangular shelf with curved corners, supported by an S-scrolled projection.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1815
Inscriptions
Inscribed in chalk inside, lower case: ""Take out this/board than[sic]/weight.""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
tin (metal)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CLOCK
Glass
glass (material)
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
shelf clocks
timepieces
Tin
tin (metal)
veneer
Dimensions
42.5 x 11.375 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.541AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5156

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