Clock reel

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1836

GUSN

GUSN-25252

Description

Four plain splayed peg legs which support plain rectangular base and shaft. Rectangular, red-stained gear box has measuring dial incised, and punch decorated numbering: "0,10,20,30." Date "1836" stamped at side. Wheel has six turned spokes w/ wooden fingers for turning it. Married at a later date.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
pine (wood)
Pine
Reel, Clock

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

38.875 x 25.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.356

Places

Massachusetts (United States)