Wag on the Wall Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-4002

Description

Rectangular wooden back with case attached, carved front face with scrolled top; round face, carved beaded edge; face painted in gold, white, and painted fruit in pediment, lead weights below.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wag-on-wall clocks
timepieces
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fruit
Lead
Beaded
Painted
Fruit
Carved
CLOCK, WALL

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

18.5 x 6.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.322