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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 2003.14.01
Object Name Clock
Description Mid-19th century, weight driven, pendulum, Ogee clock. Rectangular pine case with a walnut veneer, clock face reveals gears through center hole, has roman numerals. Pendulum swings behind a glass door covered in a gold and blue design on lower half of clock. Glass panel is a modern replacement, a copy of a period design. Clock needs to be rewound regularly. Measures 25 7/8 inches tall, 15 inches wide, and 4 1/8 inches long. "Ogee" refers to the curved shape of the molding that forms the case, around the clock face and glass door and pendulum. Ogee clocks are from the United States, and are sometimes described as "simplified Gothic" in taste. This clock was manufactured in Connecticut by Seth Thomas.
Date c. 1860
Year Range from 1856
Year Range to 1865
Search Terms Clock
Ogee Clock
Wind-up clock
Timepiece
Pendulum
Imagefile 004\2003141.JPG