Dwarf tall clock

Creator:
Tower, Reuben, 1795-1881
Published/Created:
Hingham, Plymouth county, Massachusetts, United States
1816
Physical Description:
47 1/2 x 11 x 6 in.
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: grandmother clock made by Reuben Tower, Hingham, Massachusetts, in a fine state of preservation including the original grained decoration simulating mahogany; inscribed inside door, "This clock was made by Reuben Tower of Hingham for Isaac Wilder in 1816."
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 2, p. 336, pl. 836.
Variant Titles:
Grandmother clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Federal style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
2364
Genre:
dwarf tall 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, June 1966
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:
10992217
PID:
digcoll:1024797