Banjo clock

Creator:
Curtis, Lemuel, 1790-1857
Published/Created:
Concord, Middlesex county, Massachusetts, United States
ca. 1815–1820
Physical Description:
32 1/2 x 10 in.
Materials:
Mahogany; églomisé glass; gilding; enamel
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Mahogany and gilt banjo clock with original églomisé glass panels, the base panel depicting an allegoric scene of a lady kneeling at an urn in oval leaf border, the waist panel with eagle and shield and the word "PATENT"; the panels in spiral gilt borders, gilt acorn finial, the enamel dial 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. 7, p. 1983, pl. P5177.
Variant Titles:
Mahogany and gilt banjo clock with original églomisé glass panels
Topics:
Banjo clocks -- Federal style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Federal
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5177
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, 1983
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:
10955919
OID:
11832845
PID:
digcoll:848160

Number of Pages: 2
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