Banjo clock

Creator:
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1825–1835
Physical Description:
38 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.
Materials:
Enamel; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Gilt lyre banjo clock with alarm mechanism, made by and inscribed, "Aaron Willard, Boston" on the enameled dial, the églomisé glasses are original; the bottom glass of exceptional interest depicting the eagle, shield, and flags in gilt on a white background.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 6, p. 1459, pl. P4517.
Variant Titles:
Gilt lyre banjo clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Federal style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4517
Genre:
banjo 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 1977
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:
10992386
OID:
12116988
PID:
digcoll:1024604

Number of Pages: 3
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