Wall Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-60805

Description

Mahogany banjo clock. Hinged cover over drum head. Gilded, lyre-shaped throat has glass panel. Rectangular panel also has glass cover with eglomise cartouche and banners. Circular dial. Shell Replaced finial. Clock supported by shell-carved bracket. Said bracket not original to clock.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall clocks
timepieces
gilding
glass (material)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Gilded
Empire
Mahogany
Pine
Glass
CLOCK, WALL

Associated Building

Used At J. Henry Sleeper House,

Maker

Currier & Foster (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

41 3/8 x 11 1/4 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.2631

Places

Massachusetts (United States)