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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 1997.31
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Figure clock
Date c. 1925
Description Shelf clock with white marble case featuring a female figure in neo-classical dress wearing a Greek chiton and a laurel wreath in her hair. The woman stands in a mourning posture, head bowed, arms embracing an urn topped monument as she leans toward it with her one leg crossed in front of the other. The 8-day brass clock movement with hour and half hour gong strike is in the lower portion of the monument's base.
Marked with jeweler/retailer's name - Bigelow, Kennard & Co., Inc., Boston
Maker Chelsea Clock Company
Material Marble, brass, glass
Place of Origin Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Notes Accessioned
Serial Number(s) 163019