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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 2000.21.172
Collection Timepiece
Date 1839-1845
Description Shelf clock with 30-hour Kirk patent movement with cast iron back plate with beaded center count wheel. Painted zinc dial with raised chapter. Label reads "Patent Spring Clocks, Manufactured by Daniel Pratt, Jr. Reading, Mass." J. Howe, Printer, No. 39, Merchants Row, Boston. Mahogany veneered case with looking glass.
Maker Daniel Pratt, Jr.
Material wood, brass, iron
Place of Origin Reading, Massachusetts, USA