Mantel Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-12609

Description

Rectangular case with projected facade on a molded base, with a straight body and conforming, overhanging top. Round face has a white dial with Roman numerals. Hinged brass glass enclosure, also on round opening in the base of the case. Very heavy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantel clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
concrete
numerals
Concrete
Brass
Numbers
CLOCK

Inscription

Inscribed: Bailey & Co., Philadelphia.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Bailey & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Dimensions

8.125 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1739

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)