Wall Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-58857

Description

Banjo clock. Painted glass panels in base and neck. Painted panel in base has been repainted. New paint depicts a two-story house with a porch in a meadow. Neck panel depicts painted vine-like leaves in the shape of two figure-eights. White painted iron circular dial and black Roman numerals. Brass side ornaments. Replaced plinth and brass finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
Federal
Federal
Brass
CLOCK, WALL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.2944

Places

Massachusetts (United States)