Shelf clock

Creator:
Taber, Elnathan, 1768-1854
Published/Created:
Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1790–1800
Physical Description:
32 1/2 x 14 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany shelf clock, enamel kidney dial inscribed "E. TABER" in oval contained in enamel plinth with floral field, molded and arched cornice ornamented with three original brass beaded-edge urn finials; the lower case centered by oval inlaid rosette with crossbanded borders, bale side carrying handles, ogee bracket feet; original mellow brown patina, in the finest original state.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 2010, pl. P5419.
Variant Titles:
Hepplewhite mahogany shelf clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Hepplewhite style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Hepplewhite
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5419
Genre:
shelf 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, 1983
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:
10992491
OID:
12117018
PID:
digcoll:1024616

Number of Pages: 2
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