Tall case clock

Creator:
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1815
Physical Description:
97 x 17 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock, choice Boston case with crossbanded and molded door flanked by fluted columns and brass capitals, crossbanded base panel with French feet; the hood with rhythmic interlaced fret and Grecian key brass finials, Boston-made enamel dial has a rocking ship with American flag and is inscribed, "Aaron Willard, Jr.," the waist door retains the original label engraved by Paul Revere with "Jr." written in after the father's printed name of Aaron Willard; choice bronze patina. Made by Aaron Willard; 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. 8, p. 2383, pl. P5895.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5895
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 1986
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:
10989414
OID:
11977775
PID:
digcoll:1024444

Number of Pages: 3
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