Engels Grandfather Clock

Engels Grandfather Clock
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17191
Building: 
Current Location: 
Missouri Valley Room
Floor: 
5th
Object Description
Object Type: 
Details: 
Howard Miller Engels Grandfather floor clock.
Framed: 
No
Length: 
87 inches
Width: 
21 inches
Height: 
16 inches
Description: 

This Grandfather Floor Clock, produced by Howard Miller, features a white, porcelain-like dial framed by a hinged top door with a composition of mahogany veneers in a sunburst pattern. The dial includes black Roman numbers with black hour, minute, and second hands. Text on the clock on the upper center of the clock face features the manufacturer, HOWARD MILLER. Additional text on the left of the clock face includes Silent, Night Off, Strike. Text featured on the right of the clock face includes Whitt. St. Mich. Western Silent. The clock neck is flanked by two carvings of a delicate design in a leaf pattern. The lyre pendulum is of a polished brass and weight shells are visible behind the glass beveled arch door. The door is comprised of matched crotch figured mahogany veneers. This same composition of veneer is bookmatched and used in the inset panel of the tall base. The tall base has a decorative shell and leaf exterior with a carved gadroon molding design wrapping around the base.

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Yes
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes