Tall case clock

Published/Created:
New Jersey, United States
1806
Physical Description:
91 1/4 x 18 x 9 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany grandfather clock with broken arch top, crotch veneered front with fine figured grain, enameled moon phase dial bearing coat of arms of the Ryerson family and inscribed at base, "J.M.R. & C.V.W. March 2, 1806"; the rectangular panel below the door of case is removable with the illustrated history on reverse, it reads in part: "This clock was part of the wedding outfit of John M. Ryerson & Clarissa Van Winkle, who were married March 1820 – Dated Pompton Plains, N.J. June 14, 1910"; signed Louis Johnes Ryerson.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 452, pl. 1126.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany tall case clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2727
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, December 1968
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
10976 nc, cab4dw4 misc end tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10992235
OID:
12116950
PID:
digcoll:1024565

Number of Pages: 3
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