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1949.365 (RS119484)

Description

Wall clock surmounted by spread-winged eagle and urn finial. Small round white enamel face with Roman numerals enclosed in top of lyre-shaped body. Mahogany case with gilt front with scrolls and fleur de lis enclosing pastoral scene. Sits on rectangular box with pastoral scene surrounded by beaded edges. Scallop shell at base.

Details

Maker
Possibly Willard, Aaron (Maker)
Date
1825
circa
Inscriptions
On dial face: Aaron Willard, Jr. Boston.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA, SUFFOLK
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
gilding
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
shell (animal material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Clock
Clock, Wall
clocks
Eagle
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Gilded
gilding
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pastoral
pastoral
scallop shell
Shell
shell (animal material)
timepieces
Urn
urns
Dimensions
41 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.365
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7647

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