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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 1999.3.1
Collection Timepiece
Other Name salt box clock
Date 1865-1885
Description c.1875
8-day time only brass fusee movement. The mahogany and mahogany veneer case has carved leaves and berries ears on side of lower case.
Likely repainted iron dial depicting Washington crossing the Delaware. Beveled glass door over dial. Minute hand counterbalance has been added.
Reverse painted glass tablet with gold leaf and berry design. Probably not original.



Maker Maker Unknown
Material brass, wood, glass, iron
Place of Origin England, United Kingdom
Notes A 36255