model of a clock



model of a clock

Summary

Three-part moulded clock in the form of five circular castle turrets on an oval stepped foot, the largest turret in the centre flanked by two smaller turrets of decreasing height on either side. All five turrets have crenellated galleries, moulded impressed brickwork and raised relief ogee-arched windows and doors picked out in dark brown against the pale yellow walls. Centre turret moulded with a large round clock face, white with brown numbers and an orange frame and hands, reading a quarter to twelve. Upper surface of foot painted a bright grass green, stepped sides flecked with strokes of blue and red, simulating veined marble. Pearlware blue glaze.


Object Name

model of a clock

Date Created

c.1815

accession number

1922.1327

Place of creation

Staffordshire

Medium

Credit

Gift of Mrs. Mary Greg

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