Banjo clock and carrying case

Creator:
Willard, Aaron, Jr., 1757-1844
Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1815–1825
Physical Description:
42 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; pine; églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Mahogany and gilt banjo clock with striking mechanism and retaining its original pine carrying case, the clock is in the finest state of original preservation retaining the original églomisé glass panels, eagle ornament, dual weights and undisturbed gilt; the lower panel depicts Aurora in her chariot drawn by winged horses, the waist panel inscribed "PATENT" with urn, floral decoration with bird shows the work of a superior artist; the dial is inscribed "A. Willard, Jr., Boston." Ex-collection Mr. and Mrs. Mitchel Taradash.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 7, p. 1930, pl. P5276.
Variant Titles:
Mahogany and gilt banjo cock with original pine carrying case
Topics:
Banjo clocks -- Federal style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5276A
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, 1983
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 pointer:
10955939
OID:
11832851
PID:
digcoll:847274

Number of Pages: 3
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