Shelf clock

Creator:
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1810–1815
Physical Description:
36 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 6 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; enamel; brass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Mahogany inlaid kidney-shaped shelf clock made by Aaron Willard, Boston, the kidney-shaped enameled dial is inscribed "Aaron Willard, Boston," and bordered by gilded scrolled motifs; the hood has arrow and checkered inlaid stringing with diamond-pierced fretwork crest and brass urn finials, ogee bracket fee.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 5, p. 1367, pl. P4399.
Variant Titles:
Mahogany inlaid kidney-shaped shelf clock
Topics:
Decoration and ornament--Federal style
Furniture--United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
4399
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, October 1976
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:
10992382
PID:
digcoll:1024826