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Price: $110.00
Member Price: $99.00

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Description

Our pendant watch is developed from a charming clock pictured in the Illustrated Catalogue of Clocks, an American trade catalogue in the Museums collection, originally published about 1880 by the F. Kroeber Clock Company of New York.

18K gold overlay, with a domed glass crystal. Quartz movement. Lobster claw closure. 30''L; pendant: 1'' diam.

  • 18K gold overlay, with a domed glass crystal
  • Quartz movement
  • Lobster claw closure
  • 30''L; pendant: 1'' diam.

Art History

The nineteenth-century Industrial Revolution in England and America spurred a host of innovations in manufacturing and distribution. To entice a widespread and growing clientele with their mass-produced consumer goodshardware, ceramics, textiles, furniture, and moremerchants and wholesalers circulated trade catalogues illustrating their wares. Among these newly affordable products were pocket watches and alarm clocks, needed by middle-class citizens to synchronize their lives to Standard Time, instituted in the U.S. in 1883.

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Description

Our pendant watch is developed from a charming clock pictured in the Illustrated Catalogue of Clocks, an American trade catalogue in the Museums collection, originally published about 1880 by the F. Kroeber Clock Company of New York.

18K gold overlay, with a domed glass crystal. Quartz movement. Lobster claw closure. 30''L; pendant: 1'' diam.





  • 18K gold overlay, with a domed glass crystal
  • Quartz movement
  • Lobster claw closure
  • 30''L; pendant: 1'' diam.




Art History

The nineteenth-century Industrial Revolution in England and America spurred a host of innovations in manufacturing and distribution. To entice a widespread and growing clientele with their mass-produced consumer goodshardware, ceramics, textiles, furniture, and moremerchants and wholesalers circulated trade catalogues illustrating their wares. Among these newly affordable products were pocket watches and alarm clocks, needed by middle-class citizens to synchronize their lives to Standard Time, instituted in the U.S. in 1883.


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