Carrige clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1899

GUSN

GUSN-171080

Description

Repeating carriage clock [A]. Brass with square base and corinthian pillasters on corners. Miniature portait of woman reading a book and a woman acting surprised in dark blue enamel and gold on sides. Glass back and top with exposed gears. Handle on top. Fitted leather carrying case [B] has purple velvet interior, glass panel front, hinged lid, and leather handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carriage clocks
brass (alloy)
enamel (fused coating)
gears
leather
Clock, Carriage

Inscription

"Anna Pingree Wheatland/From Stephen & David Pingree Wheatland/ June 15, 1899." (cut into)
"SHREVE CRUMP & LOW Co./BOSTON" (Black text)
"Quarters/Silent" "19909/21838" "122033" (Script)
"SHREVE, CRUMP & LOW CO/BOSTON" (Gold text)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD350

Maker

Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

8 x 4 1/4 x 3 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2333AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)