Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1815–1825
42 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Mahogany; pine; églomisé glass; gilding
Sack catalogue description: Mahogany and gilt banjo clock with striking mechanism and retaining its original pine carrying case, the clock is in the finest state of original preservation retaining the original églomisé glass panels, eagle ornament, dual weights and undisturbed gilt; the lower panel depicts Aurora in her chariot drawn by winged horses, the waist panel inscribed "PATENT" with urn, floral decoration with bird shows the work of a superior artist. The dial is inscribed "A. Willard, Jr., Boston"; ex-collection Mr. and Mrs. Mitchel Taradash. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1930, pl. P5276.
Mahogany and gilt banjo clock
Decoration and ornament--Federal style Furniture--United States
banjo clocks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, June 1982 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.