Tall case clock

Creator:
Seymour, John, 1738-1818, and/or Seymour, Thomas, 1771-1848 (school of)
Willard, Simon, 1753-1848
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1790–1800
Physical Description:
92 x 18 x 9 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 423, pl. 1064.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany grandfather clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2527
Genre:
tall case clocks (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, February 1967
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 10718 cab4dr3 tif
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10989126
OID:
11977696
PID:
digcoll:1024388

Number of Pages: 2
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