Shelf Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-57882

Description

Mahogany shelf clock with glass door. Sits on twentieth-century mahogany bracket. Door and body have painted panels with repainted circular scene of boy and sheep. Original board surrounding circular dial has original red paint. Mahogany cushion molding at clock base. Brass caps for columns used as clock feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shelf clocks
timepieces
tiger maple
verre églomisé
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
Clock
Clock, Shelf
Clock, Shelf

Associated Building

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

Maker

Willard, Aaron (Clockmaker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA, SUFFOLK

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

33 1/2 x 13 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.1778

Places

Massachusetts (United States)