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1969

  • We acquired this object.

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Clock

This is a Clock. We acquired it in 1969. Its medium is silver-gilt, shaped tortoiseshell, cut diamonds and rubies, lapis (base); leather with silk and velvet lining (case). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by George Saville Seligman.

  • Tall Clock, Tall case clock, ca. 1880
  • mahogany, carved teak with dial faces of gilded and patinated metal, glass.
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund,1992.70.
  • 21.2013.1

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Clock; silver-gilt, shaped tortoiseshell, cut diamonds and rubies, lapis (base); leather with silk and velvet lining (case); 1969-151-2-a,b

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