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Shelf clock

Object Number: 
1945.261a-c
Date: 
1840-1850
Medium: 
Mahogany, other wood, glass, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 15 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 66 x 39.4 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed in black: below reverse-painted scene: "VIEW OF BROADWAY, NEW YORK" incised: on clockworks: "THE SESSIONS CLOCK CO. / U.S.A. / FORESTVILLE, CONN." printed in black: on paper label affixed to interior: "CLOCKS / Wholesale and Retail,at / Smith &
Description: 
Rectangular ogee clock with mahogany frame and glass door; lower sections of glass door has reverse-painted scene of Lower Broadway with black printed outlines and color applied behind; upper part of door is of clear glass and reveals dial painted on wood with black Roman numerals and blue and white flowers with green leaves; visible escapement.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group