Carriage Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

GUSN

GUSN-244286

Description

Brass carriage clock [A] with brass key [B] and wooden carrying case [C]. Clock has brass lattice decoration around top edge and base, four bun feet, brass carrying handle with purple leather wrapped around center. Clock face has plain white front with roman numeral numbers. Glass paneled sides and back and rectangular glass panel on top to view gears. Wooden carrying case has hinged lid and glass panel front with protective sliding cover. Purple velvet interior. Exterior covered in diamond patterned paper. Slot inside case to store key.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carriage clocks
brass (alloy)
gears
wood (plant material)
velvet (fabric weave)
paper (fiber product)
Clock, Carriage

Inscription

"MADE/IN FRANCE" (Stamped)
"108" (Stamped)
"SR/FA" ("S" over "R" and "F" over "A")

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2006.44.3584A-C