Clock Reel

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-3370

Description

A rectangular post with a turned ball finial holds the turned reel with 5 turned posts that have rod turned ends. The post is pierced at the mid-section for a saw-tooth edge (gear). It is all raised on a heavy trapezodial base with notched edges and 3 splayed, turned feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spools
hardwood
turning (shaping process)
Hardwood
Turned
Reel, Clock

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 x 26 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1154