Banjo clock

Published/Created:
Probably Concord, Middlesex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1810–1820
Physical Description:
41 x 10 x 3 3/4 in.
Materials:
Églomisé glass; gilding
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Banjo clock with original églomisé glass panels, spiral gilt border, gilt base bracket and original carved and gilded eagle ornament; the paintings are of masterpiece quality from both the level of artistic technique and beauty of composition, the background is a soft buff color, the base panel depicts an allegoric representation of the New Republic with flags and female figures flanking a shield with the Seal of the United States in red, blue and gilt; the scene is in a white oval with gilt leaf border and gilt and red spandrels, the waist panel is of lacy design and related colors.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2275, pl. P5794.
Variant Titles:
Banjo clock with original églomisé glass panels
Topics:
Banjo clocks -- Federal style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5794
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, November 1985
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:
10956033
OID:
11832879
PID:
digcoll:848091

Number of Pages: 2
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