Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1810–1820
101 x 20 x 10 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock, the inside of the door retains the original printed directions established as engraved by Paul Revere, the case is beautifully proportioned; the door and base feature richly figured grain with crossbanded borders, the hood retains the original fretwork and finials, the circular dial features a bold rocking ship with lighthouse in background and is inscribed "Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston." Inside the case is branded the name "H. N. Gardner," probably the name of the owner. Made and signed by Aaron Willard, Jr.; in Brigham, Paul Revere's Engravings, pl. 57, the label is identified as the work of Paul Revere. 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. 5, p. 1378, pl. P4324.
Hepplewhite mahogany tall 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, October 1976 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.