Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-7647

Description

Wall clock surmounted by spread-winged eagle and urn finial. Small round white enamel face with Roman numerals enclosed in top of lyre-shaped body. Mahogany case with gilt front with scrolls and fleur de lis enclosing pastoral scene. Sits on rectangular box with pastoral scene surrounded by beaded edges. Scallop shell at base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
gilding
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
shell (animal material)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
pastoral
scallop shell
shell (animal material)
urns
Clock
Clock, Wall
Brass
Mahogany
Gilded
Eagle
Urn
Fleur-de-Lis
Shell
Painted
Pastoral
Clock, Wall

Inscription

On dial face: Aaron Willard, Jr. Boston.

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Willard, Aaron (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA, SUFFOLK

Dimensions

41 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.365

Date

1825 (circa)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly