Clock Face

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1835

GUSN

GUSN-2694

Description

Painted and gilt decorated tombstone clock dial with Arabic numerals. There is a gilt reserve with a rose sprig and rose sprig spandrels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Painted on is: R. Whiting, Winchester.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Whiting, Riley, d. 1835 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Winchester & Winsted, CT, USA

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

16 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.919

Places

Connecticut (United States)