New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.

Bracket clock

Object Number: 
Gilt bronze, other metal, enamel, glass
Overall: 16 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. ( 41.9 x 19 x 18.4 cm )
incised: on panel protecting clockworks: "Rob't Philp / London"
Gilt bronze bracket clock with pagoda-shaped frame raised on four legs, and seated Asian figure finial; enameled dials, two smaller dials (possibly for date) and spherical insert, half encrusted with blue faceted glass pieces and half with clear cut glass pieces behind arch-shaped glass door; decoration consists of applied gilded metal floral swags and interlaced strapwork; rectangular door at back opens to reveal panel protecting clockworks, bell and pendulum.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group