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Object ID # 1970.096.080
Object Name Clock, Shelf
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Date 1902
Artist Western Clock Mfg., La Salle, Illinois, U.S.A.
Made Western Clock Mfg.
Place of Origin United States of America
Description Small bronze shelf clock. Bronze casing with three-legged design. It has an Oct. 29, 1902 patent date. The clock face is cased in clear glass and is yellowy in colour. The casing and base of the clock is cast bronze openwork with intricate floral filigree. The clock face features Roman numerals and a central gold open work circle where the hands attach.
Provenance This clock's design was patented on October 29, 1902. It was manufactured by the Western Clock Manufacturing Company, that was situated at La Salle, Illinois.

Original provenance unknown. Many of the items in this accession came from the Estate Justus Dierlamn.

Some items in this accession may be Dierlamn family heirlooms, but Justus also collected other items for a private museum in his farmhouse near Neustadt, Grey County. He later moved to Hanover, Grey County, before he passed away. The last owner was his brother, Harvey Dierlamn.


Collection Horology, 20th-c Collection
Material Bronze?/Metal/Glass
Dimensions W-13 L-27 cm
Found Normanby Township (formerly), Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Dierlamn, Justus
Function A decorative clock, suitable for a mantel or dresser or parlour table