Clock Face

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1835

GUSN

GUSN-2695

Description

Paint and gilt decorated tombstone clock dial with Arabic numerals. It has gilt stars and a gilt reserve center with a floral arch and rose vine spandrels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dials
timepieces
gesso
gilding
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
timepiece components
Wood
Gesso
Gilded
Painted
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

1991.920

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