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Clock, Part of a Three Piece Garniture

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Everyday Life/A Nation Divided, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Brass
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES ca. 1881
    DIMENSIONS 30 1/2 x 15 x 11 1/2 in. (77.5 x 38.1 x 29.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Inscribed on face: "Schneider Campbell & Co. Union Square, New York"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 41.980.17.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane
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    CAPTION Herter Brothers (American, 1865-1905). Clock, Part of a Three Piece Garniture, ca. 1881. Brass, 30 1/2 x 15 x 11 1/2 in. (77.5 x 38.1 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold in memory of her father, John Sloane, 41.980.17.1. Creative Commons-BY
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Clock with brass case, elaborate finial resting on a dome shape top with fleur-de-lis decoration surrounded by a gallery with urn shaped finials on each corner, circular face with Roman numerals on white enamel ground. Base supported by four elaborately scrolled legs, with swags of drapery, fruit, and flowers.
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