Date manufactured/createdcirca 1871 – 1880
Description8-day brass movement spring-driven clock in veneered wood arched “Venetian Style” case. Lower section has transfer-printed design in black & gilt of hot-air balloon with 2 figures & 2 American flags on clear glass pendulum peephole. Elias Ingraham’s Patent. / Sept. 3d, 1861. / Renewed Sept. 3d, 1868 / Patented March 30th, 1869. / TRADE VENETIAN MARK / MOSAIC FRONT / PATENTED / JUNE 6th, 1871 / MANUFACTURED AND SOLD BY / E. INGRAHAM & CO. / WARRANTED SUPERIOR. Bristol, Conn. / Calhoun Printing Works.
Measurement Notes: 15 1/2” OH x 9 1/4” OW x 4 1/4” OD
Credit LineGift of Mrs. Harry J. Robinson