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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 1998.34
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Stoelklok
Date c. 1760
Description Dutch Frisian stoelklok with painted dial, leaden frets and wood back board and canopy. The canopy fret consists of a central flower urn flanked by two reclining female figures. These figures in turn are flanked by two male busts, possibly in Roman dress. The fret above the dial has an elaborate filligree topped by the typical design of two lions flanking a crowned crest. The lower fret below the dial features a winged cherub.
The wood back board is painted black with a red and yellow floral motif.
White painted iron dial having a white chapter ring with Roman numeral hours and Arabic minutes. A date aperature above the numeral six is surrounded by a pastoral scene. Two allegorical female figures in red flank a basket of flowers above the chapter ring. The lower spandrels contain a red floral motif. Painted iron mermaids with flowers flank the dial.
Maker Maker unknown
Material Brass, iron, lead, paint, oak
Place of Origin Netherlands
Notes Accessioned