Clock, Wall Clock with Paua Inlay; Unknown maker; 1870-1876; RI.W2001.221

Name/Title

Clock, Wall Clock with Paua Inlay

About this object

This wall clock was presented by David Reidie to an unknown person in 1876.
Mr. Reidie opened a blacksmith store that year in Gropers Bush opposite the 'Vulcan Cave Hotel' after moving from Invercargill.

The clock face was likely set into the wooden backing which was separately decorated with gold coloured flourishes and rimmed with small shards of paua shell.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1870-1876

Period

1870s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
organic, animal, shell, haliotis shell, paua shell
inorganic, processed materials, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal alloy, copper alloy

Inscription and Marks

On reverse handwritten in pencil:
'Presented by
[illegible] Reidie
Gropers'

Measurements

h 290 mm x w 290 mm x d 70 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Art and Design

Object Type

timepieces

Object number

RI.W2001.221

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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