Clock, Wall Clock with Paua Inlay; Unknown maker; 1870-1876; RI.W2001.221
Clock, Wall Clock with Paua InlayAbout 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.
organic, vegetal, wood
organic, animal, shell, haliotis shell, paua shell
inorganic, processed materials, glass
inorganic, processed material, metal alloy, copper alloy
On reverse handwritten in pencil:
h 290 mm x w 290 mm x d 70 mmSubject and Association Keywords