Tall case clock

Creator:
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1800–1810
Physical Description:
95 5/8 x 18 x 9 1/4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock, enameled dial inscribed "Aaron Willard, Boston" with rocking ship crescent, original fretwork; inlaid plinths and brass finials, the center finial with eagle crest, waist door with crossbanded inlaid and molded border, crossbanded and inlaid base panel ending in French feet; the door retains the original engraved label and directions printed by Paul Revere, beautiful golden brown patina and superb state of preservation. 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. 7, pp. 1960–1961, pl. P5204.
Variant Titles:
Heppewhite mahogany tall clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5204
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, June 1982
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:
10989349
OID:
11977756
PID:
digcoll:1024448

Number of Pages: 2
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