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Wall Clock

1942.2944 (RS106799)

Description

Banjo clock. Painted glass panels in base and neck. Painted panel in base has been repainted. New paint depicts a two-story house with a porch in a meadow. Neck panel depicts painted vine-like leaves in the shape of two figure-eights. White painted iron circular dial and black Roman numerals. Brass side ornaments. Replaced plinth and brass finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CLOCK, WALL
Federal
timepieces
wall clocks
Dimensions
32 x 10 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2944
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
58857

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