Acorn clock

Creator:
Forestville Manufacturing Company, active 1831-1855
Published/Created:
Bristol, Hartford county, Connecticut, United States
ca. 1845–1850
Physical Description:
27 x 10 1/2 in.
Materials:
Laminated wood; églomisé glass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Acorn mantle clock, the dial inscribed "Forestville Manufg Co., Bristol CT U.S.A." above an original églomisé panel with a view of the State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut, the case and door are formed of laminated wood; the case is supported on an ogival veneered base.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 9, p. 2527, pl. P6146.
Variant Titles:
Acorn mantle clock
Topics:
Furniture--United States
Wall clocks
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
6146
Folder:
Folder 10667 cab2dr3
Genre:
acorn 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:
Open Access
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, September 1989
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
Number of Scans:
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OID:
10956066
PID:
digcoll:844469