Tall case clock

Creator:
Thomas, I., active ca. 1796-1805
Willard, Simon, 1753-1848
Published/Created:
Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1796–1810
Physical Description:
85 x 19 x 9 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany inlaid tall clock of rare small size, a compact proportioned, typical Willard case with fan-inlaid quadrants on door and base panel, brass reeded fluted quarter columns and hood columns; original ogee bracket feet, fretwork and brass finials, the enamel moon dial is inscribed, the door retains the original engraved label and directions of Simon Willard engraved by I. Thomas, Jr.; choice mellow brown patina. Made by Simon Willard; the face plate is inscribed, "Warranted for Mr. Ethel Jennings. / Simon Willard," and the label reads, "Printed by I. Thomas, JUN. – Worcester." The inscription "April 5, 1839 / Clened / Recd pay / ...(?)" is written in chalk on the inside of the waist door.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2194, pl. P5602.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany inlaid tall clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5602
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 1985
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:
10989381
OID:
11977765
PID:
digcoll:1024435

Number of Pages: 4
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