Tall case clock

Creator:
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
1806
Physical Description:
94 x 19 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Presentation inlaid mahogany grandfather clock made in 1806 by Aaron Willard for Mr. Joshua Seaver, the label identified as the work of Paul Revere in Brigham, Paul Revere's Engravings, pl. 57; the dial and the allegoric scene in beautiful pastel tones are Boston-made, the text "Warranted for Mr. Joshua Seaver / 1806 / Aaron Willard / Boston" is painted on the dial.
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Related objects: Book: Clarence S. Brigham, Paul Revere's Engravings (New York: Atheneum, 1969), pl. 57.
Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 345, pl. 855.
Variant Titles:
Presentation inlaid mahogany grandfather clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2312
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, June 1966
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:
10989109
OID:
11977694
PID:
digcoll:1024395

Number of Pages: 3
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