|Object ID #||1970.096.080|
|Object Name||Clock, Shelf|
|Lexicon category||5: T&E For Science & Technology|
|Artist||Western Clock Mfg., La Salle, Illinois, U.S.A.|
|Made||Western Clock Mfg.|
|Place of Origin||United States of America|
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.
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|
|Dimensions||W-13 L-27 cm|
|Found||Normanby Township (formerly), Municipality of West Grey, Grey County|
|Function||A decorative clock, suitable for a mantel or dresser or parlour table|