Banjo clock : detail of clock face

Creator:
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1783-1864
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1815–1825
Physical Description:
35 1/2 x 10 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Mahogany and gilt banjo clock, the original églomisé panels are of exceptional quality and interest, the base panel depicts an allegoric rendering of the New Republic; the waist panel inscribed "A. Willard, Jr.," the clock crested by a finely sculptured carved and gilded eagle. Made for the mansion of Colonel Isaac Gardner Reed in Waldboro, Maine, inscribed "Warranted for Col Isaac G. Reed" on dial.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 10, p. 2554, pl. P6248.
Variant Titles:
Mahogany and gilt banjo clock with original églomisé panels
Topics:
Banjo clocks -- Federal style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6248B
Genre:
banjo 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, 1990
The information below is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10956088
OID:
11859068
PID:
digcoll:1024951

Number of Pages: 1
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