Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1790–1800
92 x 18 x 9 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany grandfather clock, lunette-inlaid borders at hood and base, fan-inlaid corners and fretwork of beautiful design. This case was given to Phoebe Suydam (1749–1846) by her father; the family history written in 1883 is inside the door. The face plate signed by Simon Willard, "Simon Willard, / Boston"; the case school of John and/or Thomas Seymour. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 423, pl. 1064.
Hepplewhite mahogany grandfather clock
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
tall case clocks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, February 1967 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.