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Shelf clock

Object Number: 
INV.239
Date: 
1875-1910
Medium: 
Brass, other metal, marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 7 in. ( 48.9 x 33.7 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed in black: on dial: ""-H---A BA--OUIN- / -ARIS & NEW YORK" incised: on brass band on back: "1097" painted in red: on back of clock: "48.260"
Description: 
Shelf clock set in white marble pedestal with brass statue of woman in classical dress with nude child playing a Greek double flute; ormolu grapevine mounts and band on pedestal; rear of pedestal pierced with circular, glass covered hole to reveal clockworks.
Gallery Label: 
This clock has eight-day movement. The pendulum now in place may not be original.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group