Banjo clock

Creator:
Curtis, Lemuel, 1790-1857
Published/Created:
Concord, Middlesex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1820–1830
Physical Description:
39 x 11 x 5 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; églomisé glass; brass
Notes:
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."
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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. 1047, pl. P3826.
Variant Titles:
Classical mahogany lyre alarm banjo clock
Topics:
Banjo clocks
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3826
Genre:
clocks: 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:
10955762
OID:
11832798
PID:
digcoll:847649

Number of Pages: 2
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