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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
chromed 14 metal 3340 glass 581 cast 37 brass 1442 porcelain 14
Names
clock 3
Subjects
numerals 14 harpies fairy floral 651 scroll 65 butterfly wings Roman 3
Date:
19th century
Dimensions:
H: 24 in, width: 16 in, depth: 0 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Anna Tipton and Elyse M. Walls in memory of Judge Walls
Inscription:
Stamped on inner works of clock: 10616/E.B. Stamped on pendulum: R A/ 10616/THIEBLE FR/(illegible) S.G.D.G.
Remarks:
Clock. A is the clock, B is the pendulum, C is the key. (A) Cast brass case with ornate scroll and leaf motifs. Some polished surfaces and some finely textured. Attached fairy head with butterfly wings at top. Attached harpies at two front knees of case. Openings in sides and front of case have elaborate cast brass cut-out designs backed by metal panels once plated with silver. Round face is case with scrollwork in center and around numbers. Minute marks and numbers in five-minute increments around outer edge. Inset white porcelain enameled "disks" have black Roman numerals for hour increments. Two "keyholes" in face for winding, convex glass cover in brass ring. Inscription on inner works. (B) Pendulum has a steel rod and flat round weight with a stamped inscription. (C) Key is chromed metal, handle has one rounded and one notched "wing". May not be original.
Accession Number:
1.69.220.1

Not currently on display


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