Wag-on-the-Wall Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2597

Description

The cream-painted dial of square form with demilune crest painted with black Roman numerals and polychrome springs at spaudrels and polychrome scene of buildings at crest. The crest has an arch-shape opening for carved and painted bird to come out of it (the door to his opening is missing); wooden works; iron weights, chain and scrolled hands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wag-on-wall clocks
timepieces
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
clocks
Wood
Iron
Painted
Clock, Wall

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

13 3/4 x 10 x 8 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.814