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1942.2631 (RS35255)

Description

Mahogany banjo clock. Hinged cover over drum head. Gilded, lyre-shaped throat has glass panel. Rectangular panel also has glass cover with eglomise cartouche and banners. Circular dial. Shell Replaced finial. Clock supported by shell-carved bracket. Said bracket not original to clock.

Details

Maker
Currier & Foster (Maker)
Date
1815-1830
Location of origin
Salem, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At J. Henry Sleeper House. Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CLOCK, WALL
Empire
Empire (style)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
timepieces
wall clocks
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Derby, E. W.
Russell, A. L.
Russell, Sam
Sleeper, J. Henry
Dimensions
41 3/8 x 11 1/4 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2631
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60805

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