Clock, mantel

Sessions Clock Company, Manufacturer

1846
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Maker and Role
Sessions Clock Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
1846
Description
Chiming mantelpiece clock. Black and green painted wood with metal fittings on dial, handles on each side and two front legs. Very ornate with marbled effect painting and decorative accents around dial and on base. Dial is flanked by three Corinthian pillars on each side, painted an emerald green. Maker's details are enamelled or painted onto the dial.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
"F S / [M]ADE BY THE SESSIONS CLOCK CO., FORESTVILLE, CONN., US[A]" Painted
"MOTAT / 202/77" Hand-written
"S" Embossed
"SESSIONS CLOCK / HALF HOUR STRIKE CATHEDRAL / GONG / ORIGINAL PIECE / WORM EATEN TO POWDER" Hand-written
Accession No
1977.202
Credit Line
Sessions Clock Company. 1846. Clock, mantel, 1977.202. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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