Shelf clock

Creator:
Taber, Elnathan, 1768-1854
Published/Created:
Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1820
Physical Description:
34 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 6 in.
Materials:
Glass; mirror glass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Bridal shelf clock with original white case, mirrored bottom panel, glass door with reverse painted lyre corners and inscription "E. Taber"; dish dial, stenciled base with paw feet. To our knowledge the only known example by Elnathan Taber.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 1, p. 236, pl. 594.
Variant Titles:
Bridal shelf clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Federal style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
0927
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, November 1962
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:
10992188
PID:
digcoll:1024786