Plaster of Paris, paint, cardboard, metal
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 21 x 14 x 8.3 cm )
Chalkware mantel ornament; rectangular form with cardboard clock face displayed in circular hole in front; base with green and red stripes, yellow cornice with red dots, and rosettes and other raised details on front painted yellow, red and green; rectangular opening in top (possibly meant to be used as a watch holder).
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
handwritten in pencil: on inner wall of base: "f 60" and "2263 / Amer."
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.