Acorn clock

Creator:
Forestville Manufacturing Company, active 1831-1855
Published/Created:
Bristol, Hartford county, Connecticut, United States
ca. 1840–1850
Physical Description:
24 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.
Materials:
Laminated wood; églomisé glass; brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Acorn clock with original églomisé glass panel and fusee movement, the case borders and brackets are formed of laminated dark and light strips, the brackets terminate in brass acorns; dial inscribed "Forestville Manuf. Bristol, Ct. USA." An acorn clock by this maker and scene is in the Metropolitan Museum.
Related objects: Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/10000035?rpp=20&pg=1&ft=1970.289.6&pos=1 (accessed March 14, 2013).
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 949, pl. P3754.
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YUAG catalogue note: The related acorn clock in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is object 1970.289.6.
Variant Titles:
Acorn clock with original églomisé glass panel
Topics:
Furniture -- United States
Wall clocks -- Federal style
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3754
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, 1974
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:
10955758
OID:
11832797
PID:
digcoll:847540

Number of Pages: 2
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