Forestville Manufacturing Company, active 1831-1855
Bristol, Hartford county, Connecticut, United States ca. 1840–1850
24 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.
Laminated wood; églomisé glass; brass
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). ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 949, pl. P3754. ----- YUAG catalogue note: The related acorn clock in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is object 1970.289.6.
Acorn clock with original églomisé glass panel
Furniture -- United States Wall clocks -- Federal style
banjo clocks (AAT)
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Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
Sack, 1974 This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.