Watch Case

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2995

Description

Grain-painted pine watch case, of rectangular form, with a molded base and a shaped crest with and open carved heat at the center. The front has a sliding cover with a glassed round aperature for showing the pocketwatch which hangs inside. It has a grained red ground with black streaks. The case holds a neo-classical decorated pocketwatch, #1991.1477.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cases (containers)
watches
glass (material)
graining
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Nailed
Glass
CASE, WATCH

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Pocketwatch Accession Number 1991.1477

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

9.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1476