Shelf Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1806

GUSN

GUSN-56651

Description

Shelf clock. Marble pedestal base with convex circular eglomise panel over watercolor drawing insert of iron bridge over water; surmounted by mahogany framed clock with enamel face, engraved on back "Wm More/Boston/Feb 15th/1806." Watercolor drawing titled "COALBROOKDALE IRON BRIDGE."

Details

Descriptive Terms

shelf clocks
timepieces
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
marble (rock)
Marble
Glass
Mahogany
CLOCK, SHELF

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Coalbrookdale, England

Maker

Possibly More, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

10 x 4 1/3 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.4413

Places

Massachusetts (United States)