Clock Mantle Gilbert Presented to Miss Julia Rist

Gilbert Clock Co.
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Ornate mantle clock with a dark wood stained case. It is rectangular in shape with a flat top. There are 3 red coloured faux marble columns on each side of the gold dial face. Each column has ornate gilting at the top and bottom with a red faux mable base and top ledge over the columns and extending to the sides of the case. At both sides of the case there are highly decorative and detailed gold gilted sidearms. The dial face has a very decorative gold gilted rim surround with a glass cover. The centre of the dial face has a very ornate gold insert which intricately extends out dividing the numbers and joining the outer rim of the dial face. The base has ornate gold gilted feet on the front corners and plainer feet at the rear corners. Situated on the base at the centre front is an engraved Sliver Plate.
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Object Detail

Height: 275mm
Width: 491mm (including feet)
Depth: 196mm (including feet)
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Collection Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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