Shelf Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2303

Description

Pine or maple. Molded flat pediment on square hood with conforming glazed door with reverse painted spandrels of red and black abstract flowerheads on white ground; enclosing black and white painted metal dial with roman numerals and inscription (see Inscription). On a waisted case with molded cornice and panel; deep rectangular base with shaped skirt and bracket feet. The case painted red. Clock key(s) in envelope inside case. Has weights and pendulum.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shelf clocks
timepieces
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Federal
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Maple
Painted
Federal
Clock

Inscription

Painted on dial: ""R. BRACKETT VASSOLBORO""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Brackett, Reuben (Maker)

Location of Origin

Vassalboro, ME, USA

Dimensions

29 x 9.25 x 4.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.311

Places

Maine (United States)