Clock reel

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1780

GUSN

GUSN-25336

Description

Crude pegged construction. Winder has four spokes. Hand-carved, notched gears, supported between rectangular posts w/ chamfered corners. Front feet are cut from single piece of wood w/ rounded shoulders. Some evidence of black paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Painted
Reel, Clock

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

39.75 x 26.5 x 22.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.412

Places

Massachusetts (United States)