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Mantle Clock

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Mantle Clock

Region: Dresden (German, founded 1710)

Date: c. 1900
Medium: porcelain with glass and brass
Dimensions:
20 × 15 1/2 inches (50.8 × 39.4 cm)
Classification: Time Keeping
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.26.45
1965 Appraisal: 209
1979 York Appraisal: 643
Accession Number: 1980.60.1
DescriptionTime and strike movement; white porcelain face; brass rim around face; glass with brass rim hinged door on face; porcelain case; white ground; eight applied putti figures; applied flowers and fruits; sheaves of wheat finial; separate oval shaped porcelain base; white ground; applied flowers; pink and green swirling designs.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishing of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 23 entry 6.
In Collection(s)
Terms
  • Cupid
  • Rose
  • Wheat
  • Grape
  • Violet
  • Morning Glory
  • Peach
  • Fire