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Shelf clock

Object Number: 
INV.636
Medium: 
wood, metal, glass, ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 9 x 6 in. ( 40.6 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Shelf clock. Wooden case with red tortoiseshell surface (?) overlaid with metal strapwork pattern. Gilded feet and edgings. Gilded face with blue Roman numerals enameled on white. Topped by gilded seated classical male child.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group