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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 2000.21.212
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Tripple Decker
Date c. 1832
Description Three decker shelf clock with 8-day brass strap movement with 24-hour count wheel, ribbed train wheels and count ring, roller pinions, separate "T"-shaped extention to support strike levers, 1 1/2" between plates, initials "B R" scratched in lower left leg of frame, "4861" on lower right leg. Time side winding drum made of wood. Case has carved half columns on top and bottom sections, carved full columns on center section, paw feet. Looking glass in lower door, transfer tablet in center section, painted wooden dial with Roman hours, floral spandrels. Carved fruit basket splat probably replacement. Label: Patent Brass Eight Day Clocks Made By C. & L. C. Ives for Davis & Barber, Bristol, Conn. Clock illustrated in K. D. Roberts Contributions of Joseph Ives, p. 113
Maker C[hauncey] & L[awson] C. Ives
Material wood, brass, glass
Place of Origin Bristol, Connecticut, USA