Name Boss


Circular name boss from an arched clock dial plate, cast and engraved across its slightly domed front "Made.By / Rich : Manning / In:Ipswich / 1751" inside a band border with wavy line. Pierced post or shank with two wire hooks is brazed at center of reverse.

Made by clockmaker Richard Manning (b. c. 1701-1774) of Ipswich, MA.

Date Made: 1751

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Ipswich

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388668Catalog Number: 388668Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: name boss

Physical Description: brass (overall material)iron wire (hooks material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; .635 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_309536

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