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Mantle Clock

Date: 1903
Medium: porcelain and metal
10 1/4 x 14 5/8 x 4 1/4 inches (26 x 37.1 x 10.8 cm)
Classification: Time Keeping
Inscribed: HORLOGERIE / A / PARIS / 1903 (inscribed, on inner workings of clock)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.900.148
1965 Appraisal: 110
1979 York Appraisal: 71A
Accession Number: 1981.47
DescriptionRectangular base; pale blue/green ground; gold trim; applied floral swag across front; metal rim with tear drop pattern surrounds clock face; white clock face with pink design in center; black roman numerals; two putti on either side of the clock; pale blue urn with band of white with flowers and gold trim; open base for pendulum; 2 clock keys
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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