Banjo clock

Creator:
John J. Low and Co., active 1828-1833
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1828
Physical Description:
39 1/2 in.
Materials:
Églomisé glass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Banjo clock with stenciled decoration in fine brilliant state, original painted glass panels, signed on dial, "John J. Low & Co., Boston." A family history reads, "Banjo clock (in Front Hall 1916) made by John J. Low & Co. Boston & Bought from Grandfather Shurtleff October 20, 1828 for 15.50."
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 645, pl. 1440.
Variant Titles:
Banjo clock with stenciled decoration
Topics:
Banjo clocks -- Federal style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3098
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, January 1970
This information 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:
10955721
PID:
digcoll:844406