Shelf clock

Object Number: 
1947.516
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 9 x 5 1/4 in. ( 43.2 x 22.9 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Shelf clock with four-columned brass portico with four-footed square base and square, flat top; circular brass dial with low relief foliate and scrolling decoration at center; ormolu floral mounts on brass and top; pendulum also with floral ormolu decoration.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this clock was originally mounted on a wooden base which supported a glass cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group