Box

Published/Created:
Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1810–1830
Physical Description:
6 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
Materials:
paint
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Painted box, the front bears a shield and basket, the lid bears the mythological depiction of Aurora in a chariot drawn by horses over the clouds; this view appears on the door panel of a number of banjo clocks by Aaron Willard and Aaron Willard, Jr., clockmakers of Roxbury and Boston, Massachusetts.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 3, p. 719, pl. P3254.
Variant Titles:
Painted box
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassical style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Neoclassical
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
3254
Genre:
boxes (containers) (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 1970
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9689 box 2 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
oid pointer:
10983586
OID:
11879457
PID:
digcoll:848095

Number of Pages: 2
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