Mantel clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-289045

Description

Mantel clock. Square black marble with rust red and pale orange rectangular panels inlaid on either side of face and along front edge of rectangular black marble base. Circular white enameled face with painted black roman numerals and blued steel hands, surrounded by patterned gilded copper alloy and covered by a hinged glass door. On back, hinged glass door in copper alloy mount exposes clock workings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantel clocks
marble (rock)
steel (alloy)
Clock

Additional Identification Number

917.1

Maker

Shreve, Stanwood & Co. (Retailer)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 10 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2014.3.1