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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 2000.21.18
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Steeple or Sharp Gothic
Date 1844
Description Shelf Clock - c. 1844
30-hour brass modified ST type 2.(10) 22 time and strike movement with wooden fusees, springs contained in wooden block behind fusees directly under movement, fusees attached at front by brass extenders riveteted to lower front corners of front plate. Painted wood Roman dial with cutout center and brass grommets, bevel front sharp gothic case with four 8-sided cone-shaped finials, transfer tablet in lower door of the Court-House, St. Louis. Label: Sperry & Shaw, No. 10 Courtland Street, New-York.
Maker Sperry & Shaw
Place of Origin New York, New York, USA