Lantern Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1650-1710

GUSN

GUSN-2510

Description

English lantern clock, brass, in form of a cube, surmounted by a hemispherical dome with finial, above round brass dial with Roman numerals, mounted on a framework composed of four pillars, from which rise four additional pieces that intersect, topped by finials, surmounted by an ornamental pierced-carved and engraved crest with floral and dolphin motifs; all rests on ball feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lantern clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
engraving (printing process)
piercing
William and Mary
Clock
Clock

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

14 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.558