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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 2000.21.210
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Tripple Decker
Date c. 1835
Description Three-decker 8-day shelf clock with brass strap movement with 24-hour count wheel and smooth rimmed spoked wheels, fixed lantern pinions. Case with smooth painted and gilt half columns on top and bottom sections, smooth painted and gilt full columns on center section, turned feet, painted glass tablet in bottom door, looking glass in center section, gilt fruit basket splat. No dial or hands. Clock illustrated in K. D. Roberts, Contributions of Joseph Ives, p. 181.
Maker R[alph] & J[ohn] B[urnham] Terry
Material wood, brass, glass
Place of Origin Bristol, Connecticut, USA