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Mantel clock

Object Number: 
INV.237
Date: 
1815-1825
Medium: 
Brass, glass, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 x 12 x 8 in. ( 55.9 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription on plaque: "Clock bought and used by Francis Adrian Van der Kemp 1752-1829 from funds paid to him in 1822 by the State of New York on completing his translations of the Dutch Records of the State to do which he was engaged by Governor De Witt
Description: 
Brass mantel clock; rectangular body surmounted by decorative urn; circular clock face in upper half; supported by rectangular pedestal (with engraved plaque) on circular feet; bell jar cover.
Gallery Label: 
This clock was bought and used by Francis Adrian Van der Kemp (1752-1829) from funds paid to him in 1822 by the State of New York, for his services in translating the Dutch records of the State.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild, 1922
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group