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Shelf clock

Object Number: 
1945.359
Date: 
1826-1830
Medium: 
Mahogany, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 x 16 x 4 in. ( 71.1 x 40.6 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label affixed to inside of case: "Manufactured by / [Joseph Ives,] / Brooklyn, [Long Island, New York, Warranted if Well Used]" (label partially intact)
Description: 
"Brooklyn" lever spring shelf clock with iron dial with black Roman numerals, brass bezel; two gilded, carved rosettes encircled by black rings; lower case with looking glass front; two brass feet; wagon spring movement.
Bibliography: 
Kenneth Roberts, The Contributions of Joseph Ives to Connecticut Clock Technology, 1810-1862, pp. 83-86.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Abraham Hatfield
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group