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Shelf clock

Object Number: 
1963.82
Date: 
1805-1815
Medium: 
Wood, brass, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/4 x 12 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 84.5 x 30.8 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
painted in black: inside oval medallion: "R. Cheney / WOODSTOCK"
Description: 
Shelf clock in tall wooden case; square lower section with bracket feet and bands of satinwood inlay, and rectangular upper section with door with arch-shaped glass window revealing painted wooden dial; floral sprays below dial on either side of oval medallion with inscription.
Gallery Label: 
Russell Cheney, son of Benjamin Cheney of East Hartford, Connecticut, moved to Woodstock after 1800.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group