Shelf clock

Object Number: 
INV.254
Date: 
1857-1880
Medium: 
Wood, brass, other metal, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 9 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 50.2 x 25.1 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
painted in black: on clock face: "WCC" printed in black: below reverse-painted scene: "STANWIX AND CONGRESS HALLS" printed in black: on paper affixed to inside of clock: "WATERBURY CLOCK CO, WATERBURY, CONN. / MANUFACTURERS OF / EIGHT DAY AND 30 HOUR /
Description: 
Wooden shelf clock with two columns with pointed finials and steeple-shaped top; central, hinged panel with two panes of glass, a clear upper pane revealing unadorned white clock dial with Roman numerals, and a reverse-painted lower pane with scene consisting of a black printed depiction with polychrome highlights of an intersection with buildings, figures, and a horse and buggy.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group