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From: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, vol. 2 (Alexandria, Va.: Highland House Publishers, 1969), 541, 1272
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Banjo clock


Object number

RIF1220

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
attributed to David Williams, 1769 - 1823
Retailer E. F. Newton

Dimensions

Height: 41 in. (104.14 cm) Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Date

1815–1820

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"E.T. Newton / NEWPORT R.I.," in paint, on dial below center arbor

Style

Federal

Provenance

Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1969; private collection, Houston, by 1975

Associated names

Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 541, 1272, ill.
Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett, "Living with Antiques: A Distinguished Houston Collection," Antiques 108, no. 3 (September 1975): 460, pl. 2, ill.