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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 77.53.1
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Pillar & Scroll
Date c. 1826
Description 30-hour wood time and strike "upside-down" movement, ivory bushed, escapement between plates at bottom of movment, winds at 10:00 and 2:00, probably not original to this case. Label: "Time is Money." Franklin Clocks With the improvement of bushing the pivots with Ivory, Arranged and Manufactured by Silas Hoadley, Plymouth, Conn. Arabic dial, refinished, has winding holes for Terry-type movement that have been plugged and painted over. Mahogany veneered pillar and scroll case with flat rectangular base. Center section of backboard replaced, cutout to receive upside-down movement. Unused holes in case dividers indicate that it once housed a Terry-type movement, possibly Type 4.1. Repainted tablet, reproduction finials, scrolls and plinths replaced
Maker Silas Hoadley
Material Wood, glass
Place of Origin Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut, USA
Notes Accessioned
clock²weights (weights not inventoried)
6 slides in slide cabinet 1
Serial Number(s) None