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Shelf Clock

1942.1778 (RS35333)

Description

Mahogany shelf clock with glass door. Sits on twentieth-century mahogany bracket. Door and body have painted panels with repainted circular scene of boy and sheep. Original board surrounding circular dial has original red paint. Mahogany cushion molding at clock base. Brass caps for columns used as clock feet.

Details

Maker
Willard, Aaron (Clockmaker)
Date
1810-1820
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA, SUFFOLK
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
tiger maple
verre églomisé
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Clock
Clock, Shelf
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
shelf clocks
tiger maple
timepieces
verre églomisé
Dimensions
33 1/2 x 13 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1778
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57882

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