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Wall clock

Object Number: 
INV.252
Date: 
1780-1840
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 6 in. ( 31.1 x 22.2 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten(?): on tag attached to object: "DUTCH WEIGHT CLOCK" and "John Ward Dunsmore / April 1941"
Description: 
"Wag-on-the-wall" clock with circular dial painted in black and white on square wooden backing with semi-circular top; dial surrounded by red, pink, and green painted floral and foliate designs; clockworks visible from sides and encased in wooden frame; metal chains for weights hang from works; pendulum missing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group