Clock Face

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2690

Description

It has a square face with black painted Roman numeral dial, with Arabic numerals at the quarter hour. It has a half circle on the top is ornamented with gilding showing a house in a primitive landscape. There is decoration in all four corners of leaf and floral in ribbon-like triangle done in black and red paint and gilding. [see photo neg#47588-A]

Details

Descriptive Terms

dials
timepieces
gilding
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
floral patterns
numerals
Wood
Gilded
Painted
Numbers
Floral
Landscape
Clock

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

16 x 12 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.915