Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shelf Clock

Seth Thomas (1785–1859)
ca. 1820
Made in Plymouth, Connecticut, United States
Mahogany, maple, white pine
27 7/8 x 15 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (70.8 x 40 x 9.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on the label inside the door: Patent clocks /made and sold by / Seth Thomas / And warranted if well used. / Directions for setting up and Regulating said Clocks. / N.B. The public may be assured, that clocks made at the above factory, are equal, if not superior, to any made in the country. Plymouth, Connecticut.
Mr. Butler, New York; Mrs. Clarence G. Bandler, New York, until 1962
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