Origin: English
Period: Victorian & Contemporary 21stC
Provenance: Unknown
Date: c.1890 & c.2021
Diameter: 14.5”
Depth: 5.5”

The distressed Victorian station clock with painted dial reading Bond & Edge Putney, having an untested fusee mechanism, with three taxidermy white mice* scrambling to stay upon it, the whole a sculptural concoction surviving from the nineteenth and twenty first centuries.

Hickory, dickory, dock.
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck one,
The mouse ran down,
Hickory, dickory, dock.

*Mice courtesy of @ohstuffinell