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Object Name Stand, Watch
Year Range from 1815
Year Range to 1850
Place of Origin Prob. New England
Description Round receptacle shaped to contain a pocket watch and mounted on a post with ring, case, spool, and flattened ball turnings. The post is secured to the center of a round foot which is concave. Both the watch support and the foot have decorative chip carving along the rim; the watch compartment is backed with blue wool fabric. The watch was held in place by means of a tack in the finial attached to the top. The whole was turned on a lathe and painted black.
Accession Number 1980.873