Hanging Watch Case

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1780-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2419

Description

Triangular-shaped backboard pierced with a hanging hole over a rectangular case; leather hinged door fitted with a glazed circular aperture; opens to a wool-lined interior. Wire hook and eye closing. Painted red. Holds watch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watchcases
watches
glass (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wool (textile)
pine (wood)
Pine
Glass
Painted
Wool
CASE, WATCH

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 3.25 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.442