Concord, Middlesex county, Massachusetts, United States ca. 1820–1830
39 x 11 x 5 in.
Mahogany; églomisé glass; brass
Sack catalogue description: Classical mahogany lyre alarm banjo clock, original églomisé glass panel with divided fluted center and scrolled and acanthus carved frame, bulged molded base and acorn bracket; the alarm mechanism is set by a numbered brass disc at the center of the dial which activates the exposed bell, the dial is inscribed "Warranted by L. Curtis." ----- Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 4, p. 1047, pl. P3826.
Classical mahogany lyre alarm banjo clock
Banjo clocks Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style Furniture -- United States
clocks: banjo clocks (AAT)
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New York, New York, United States 1957–1990
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