Tall case clock

Creator:
Russell, J., active ca. 1792-1796
Willard, Simon, 1753-1848
Published/Created:
Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1792–1796
Physical Description:
Height: 81 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock made by Simon Willard, the original label inside the door by J. Russell, Boston, serves to place the date within the above years, the enamelled dial is inscribed; the case is of exceptional beauty enhanced by a golden color, the door is centered by a floral urn in green background with a shell motif in green background centering the base panel, made by Simon Willard. The dial is inscribed "Warranted for Mr. David Wood, Simon Willard"; the original label inside the door is engraved by J. Russell of Boston.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 814, pl. P3439.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3439
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, May 1972
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:
10989187
OID:
11977711
PID:
digcoll:1024397

Number of Pages: 2
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