Bronze Looking Glass Clock

David Dutton, American, 1792 - 1882

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1830-1835

Mahogany veneer, pine, glass, tin, oak, and iron

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

F.981.161.8

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Classification

Withdrawn

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, inside door: Wm [m is underlined] Butterfield Cleaned Aug 3 1861 [dated twice]/ Cleaned Oct 1868; in chalk, on back: 219; in black 10/18209; printed, on clock paper: Printed at the Cabinet Office/ PATENT/ CLOCKS./ Manufactured & Sold/ BY/ DAVID DUTTON/ Mont-Vernon, N.H./ Warranted if well used [flanked by printed instructions]

Provenance

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

Old Number

RC 119

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