Tall case clock

Creator:
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
101 x 20 x 10 in.
Materials:
mahogany
Notes:
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.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1378, pl. P4324.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4234
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, October 1976
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:
10989271
OID:
11977733
PID:
digcoll:1024413

Number of Pages: 2
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