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Shelf Clock

1942.4413 (RS118940)

Description

Shelf clock. Marble pedestal base with convex circular eglomise panel over watercolor drawing insert of iron bridge over water; surmounted by mahogany framed clock with enamel face, engraved on back "Wm More/Boston/Feb 15th/1806." Watercolor drawing titled "COALBROOKDALE IRON BRIDGE."

Details

Maker
Possibly More, William (Maker)
Date
1806
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
marble (rock)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CLOCK, SHELF
Glass
glass (material)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Marble
marble (rock)
shelf clocks
timepieces
People and organizations
Coalbrookdale, England
Dimensions
10 x 4 1/3 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4413
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
56651

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