Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1800–1810
90 x 19 x 9 1/2 in.
Sack catalogue description: Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock of rare small size, typical Roxbury case retaining the original fretwork, feet, finials and an old or original finish of great aspect, the reeds in the quarter columns and hood columns are satinwood instead of the usual brass; the moon dial is inscribed "Aaron Willard" and is probably Boston-made as there is no cast iron plate behind and the moon crescents have rural landscapes, the waist door retains the original Aaron Willard label engraved by Paul Revere. Made by Aaron Willard; in Brigham, Paul Revere's Engravings, pl. 57, the label is identified as the work of Paul Revere. Related objects: Book: Clarence S. Brigham, Paul Revere's Engravings (New York: Atheneum, 1969), pl. 57. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2209, pl. P5682.
Hepplewhite mahogany tall clock
Decoration and ornament -- Hepplewhite style Furniture -- United States
tall case clocks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, February 1985 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.