Clock Face

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1815-1835

GUSN

GUSN-2686

Description

Paint and gilt decorated tombstone dial with Roman and Arabic numerals. It has green and yellow banded spandrels, a floral spray in a shaped reserve above the dial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dials
timepieces
gilding
painting (coating)
numerals
Wood
Painted
Gilded
Numbers
Clock

Inscription

An indistinct painted signature on the clock face reads: Silas Hoadley, Plymouth. Incised on the back is: MDCCLXV . And on a NFL label on the back is: S. Hoadley, Plymouth.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Hoadley, Silas, 1786-1870 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Plymouth, CT, USA

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

16 1/8 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.911

Places

Connecticut (United States)