Split Baluster and Splat Shelf Clock

L. & J. Frisbie & Co., American



Mahogany veneer, mahogany, pine, glass, ivory, oak, brass, wire, string, iron, steel

Overall: 18 1/2 × 16 1/2 × 5 in. (47 × 41.9 × 12.7 cm)

Overall: 28 1/2 × 16 1/2 × 5 in. (72.4 × 41.9 × 12.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Alice Runyon



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Label tacked to reverse, inscribed, in black ink: L.T.J. FRISBIE CO./ CHITTENANGO/ MADISON CO./ NY; in graphite: 3 COATS ORIG. WORKS; in black ink: PURCHASED SEPT 1933; inscribed, in white chalk, diagonally lower left to upper right: SOLD P.K., and top right: P; inscribed, in graphite, on top ledge of door: 47; printed, in black ink: IMPROVED CLOCKS/ MANUFACTURED BY/ L. & J. FRISBIE & CO./ CHITTENANGO, MADISON CO. NEW YORK/ WARRANTED IF WELL USED./ I. LYON, PRINTER, CHITTENANGO; flanked by printed directions.

Exhibition History

Tarrytown Historical Society, Tarrytown, New York, unknown dates


Keller; Dr. Hugh Grant Rowell; Mrs. Alice Minnerly Runyon, North Tarrytown, New York, 1963; given to present collection, 1981.

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