Trade Sign for a Watchmaker

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3379

Description

A sign carved in the form of a pocketwatch, with a gold frame surrounding a white painted face with black roman numerals, hands and second hand dial. The hands have shaped ends and centers. In a gilt case and ball stem with an iron ring. It is double-sided. The time is: 8.18 1/2 and 47 1/2.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shop signs
watches
pine (wood)
painting (coating)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
Pine
Iron
Painted
SIGN, TRADE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

26.5 x 2.75 (HxD), 17.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1163