Clock Face

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

GUSN

GUSN-2684

Description

Tombstone dial that is gilded and paint decorated with arabic numerals; depicts a compote of roses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dials
timepieces
gesso
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
numerals
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Wood
Gesso
Painted
Numbers
Rose
Clock

Inscription

A signature in stencil on the front of the dial reads: J.& R. Twiss, Montreal.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Twiss, J & R (Maker)

Location of Origin

Montreal, QE, Canada

Dimensions

16 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.909