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Object Name: Shelf clock
Date: 1826-1830
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Medium: Mahogany, glass, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 28 x 16 x 4 in. ( 71.1 x 40.6 x 10.2 cm )
Place made: Brooklyn
Description: "Brooklyn" lever spring shelf clock with iron dial with black Roman numerals, brass bezel; two gilded, carved rosettes encircled by black rings; lower case with looking glass front; two brass feet; wagon spring movement.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Abraham Hatfield
Object Number: 1945.359
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Marks: printed paper label affixed to inside of case: "Manufactured by / [Joseph Ives,] / Brooklyn, [Long Island, New York, Warranted if Well Used]" (label partially intact)

Bibliography:

Kenneth Roberts, The Contributions of Joseph Ives to Connecticut Clock Technology, 1810-1862, pp. 83-86.