Brewster & Ingraham Gallery Timepiece. Wall clock.
This is a Brewster & Ingraham 8-day gallery wall timepiece. The mahogany case is nicely formed with deep moldings and an older finish. The front of the case is fitted with a convex piece of clear glass. This glass appears to be a later replacement. The convex painted wooden dial is original to this clock and is in very good condition. This dial reads: “Brewster & Ingraham Bristol, Ct. U.S." The hands are steel. The movement is brass. It is an "East -West" time only design having a ribbed front plate. This front plate is also die stamped on the lower right. The pendulum is mounted to and hangs from the case. The Clockmaker's label is pasted inside the case onto the back board. It is in excellent original condition.This clock measures approximately 14 inches across the back of the case, 3 inches deep and the dial is 9 inches in diameter. This example was made circa 1852-1856. Inventory number JJ-272.
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