Carriage clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

GUSN

GUSN-244287

Description

Brass carriage clock [A] with brass key [B] and wooden carrying case [C]. Clock has rhinestone decoration around front edges and on both sides of handle. Four bun feet. Clock face engraved with floral decoration and rhinestones. Glass paneled sides and back and rectangular glass panel on top to view gears. Wooden carrying case has double hinged split front doors with metal clasp. Cushioned red silk and velvet interior with recess in bottom of case for brass key. Exterior covered in diamond patterned paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"BIGELOW KENNARD & CO/BOSTON" (Black text)
"S/F" (Engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 3 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2006.44.3585A-C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)