Clock Face

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1827

GUSN

GUSN-2688

Description

Paint decorated wooden tombstone clock face with Roman numerals. It has stylized red roses in a sienna reserve and rose bud spandrels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Indistinctly inscribed on the dial is: A. Edwards As[h]by. On the back is: XXVII.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Edwards, Abraham, Mr., 1761-1840 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Ashby, MA, USA

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.913

Places

Massachusetts (United States)