Mantel clock

Creator:
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1820–1830
Physical Description:
35 x 13 x 6 1/8 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; églomisé glass; paint; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany mantel clock in superb original condition retaining the original églomisé glass panels, the base panel depicts a seascape with stencil painted border of leaves and flowers in rounded crossbanded borders, the bulged base is supported on brass paw feet; the upper case has a dish dial, brass works fronted by an églomisé glass door bearing the inscription "Aaron Willard, Boston" in a red oval, anchor spandrels in red ovals; all in a field of stenciled flowers and leaves, scroll top with original steeple finial. Descended in the Newhall family of Lynn, Massachusetts, and purchased by us from a direct descendant.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2173, pl. P5617.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany mantel clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Federal style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5617
Genre:
mantel 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, February 1985
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:
10992508
OID:
12117022
PID:
digcoll:1024639

Number of Pages: 4
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