Shelf Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1795-1815

GUSN

GUSN-5156

Description

A) Clock: French feet; shaped apron; simple bead moulding around lower door; crossbanded upper door; scrolled pediment; painted clock face; brass pendulum. B) Rectangular shelf with curved corners, supported by an S-scrolled projection.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shelf clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
tin (metal)
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
Mahogany Veneer
Tin
Brass
Glass
Hepplewhite
CLOCK

Inscription

Inscribed in chalk inside, lower case: ""Take out this/board than[sic]/weight.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

42.5 x 11.375 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.541AB