Clock (Mantel clock)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    Seth Thomas (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1818-1822

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Maple; Paint; Gilt; Iron; Glass; Brass; Ivory; Sheet iron; Lead

  • Museum Object Number:

    1996.0025 A-H


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1996.0025 A-H

Object Name

Clock (Mantel clock)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with partial funds from the Joyce Egan Memorial Fund.

Creator (Role)

Seth Thomas (Maker)

Place of Origin

Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Manufactured in Plymouth Hollow/"Thomaston,"a district within Plymouth, Connecticut.

Date

1818-1822

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Case, interior; "CLOCKS/ Made and Sold by/ SETH THOMAS,/ PLYMOUTH, CONN..." printed label

Materials

Mahogany; Maple; Paint; Gilt; Iron; Glass; Brass; Ivory; Sheet iron; Lead

Dimensions (inches)

31.375 (H) , 17.375 (W) , 4.625 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

79.692 (H) , 44.133 (W) , 11.748 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD at base.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Priddy, Sumpter. 2004 American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840.
Published in fig. 352, p. 200.
[Article] Wagner, Ann. 2017 Cleaning Time!. Antiques and Fine Art. 142-143.
Publsihed: p. 142, fig. 1, 2