Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800–1815
97 x 17 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Mahogany; enamel; brass
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. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2383, pl. P5895.
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 1986 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.