Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1825
Height: 42 in.
Églomisé glass; gilding; brass
Sack catalogue description: Original catalogue description (February 1961) – Banjo clock with bracket, spiral gilt borders, original painted glass panels; the lower one depicting Phaeton riding a chariot, brass finial of rare design. Inscribed "John J. Stowell, Charlestown." Updated catalogue description (June 1984) – Gilt banjo clock with the original églomisé glass painting, the bottom tablet depicting an allegorical scene in pastoral colors, the tablets framed in spiral gilt borders with gilt base bracket and original brass finials; signed "John J. Stowell, Charlestown, Massachusetts." ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 1, p. 153, pl. 417; vol. 8, p. 2136, pl. P656.
Banjo clock with original églomisé glass panels
Banjo clocks -- Federal style Furniture -- United States
banjo clocks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, February 1961; Sack, June 1984 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.