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A paint and gilt decorated tombstone clock dial with arabic numerals. The face is painted white with a lunette that centers a gray urn and greenery within an oval reserve of gilt beading and gilt foliate scrolls. The face with chapter ring in Arabic numerals are painted in black and conforming numerals at the second hand ring and aperature. Red, green and black rose sprays are hand painted at the spandrels. The face, spandrels and lunette are all intwined with gilt aperature.
Painted on the face over the second hand aperatture is: S. Hoadley, Plymouth.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Hoadley, Silas, 1786-1870 (Maker)
Plymouth, CT, USA
16 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Connecticut (United States)