Mantel clock

Creator:
Terry, Eli, 1772-1852
Published/Created:
Plymouth, Litchfield county, Connecticut, United States
ca. 1817–1820
Physical Description:
31 3/4 x 16 1/2 x 4 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; maple; églomisé glass; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Federal mahogany mantel clock retaining the original églomisé landscape panel and the label of Eli Terry, inventor and patentee (in 1816); the scroll top is flanked and centered by maple plinths and retains the original brass finials, the wooden works, weights and pendulum are also original. This is one of Eli Terry's original models and was made between 1817 and 1820.
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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. 2382, pl. P5830.
Variant Titles:
Federal mahogany mantel clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Federal style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5830
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, October 1986
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:
10992544
OID:
12117032
PID:
digcoll:1024640

Number of Pages: 3
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