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CLOCK

Made by: Edward F. Caldwell & Company, Inc.

On view in: Adam Dressing Room


About this object

The clock has a case that looks like a pagoda. It is made from gilt bronze. The entire surface is covered with openwork in floral designs and circles. On the front is an opening for the clock which is electrified. On each of other three sides is an open space which has been set with a piece of carved jade with floral and other motifs. On the top is a jade finial. There are bells on the top edge of the clock. It stands on elaborate curled feet.

Category:
timepieces
Object name:
CLOCK
Made from:
Bronze -- jade
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
30.5 cm (12 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.29
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: E.F. Caldwell Co., Inc. New York
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973