Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1810–1815
33 1/2 x 10 in.
Glass; paint; brass
Sack catalogue description: Rare bridal banjo clock, original white door and waist frames with spiral borders, fine original painted panels with white background, colonial house and schooner in oval. Attributed to Elnathan Taber, one of Simon Willard's best-known apprentices. The brass works bear the inscription, "Cleaned by E. Taber, April 27, 1824." Has T-bridge escapement found mainly in banjo clocks by Simon Willard and Elnathan Taber. Few bridal clocks are known. ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 1, p. 124, pl. 350.
Bridal banjo clock
Banjo clocks -- Federal style Furniture -- United States
clocks: banjo clocks (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, January 1960 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.