Purchase, Anna Glen B. Vietor Gift, in memory of her husband, Alexander Orr Vietor, 2003
Not on view
Inscription: "Isaac Johnson fecit 1731;" is engraved in script at the top of the section of the dial bearing the roman numerals. Also engraved in script on the dial, above what would have been the top of the gnomon, is a rectangular reserve with "Begon' about/ your Business" above "New York"
Said to have been "found in a tavern in the Mohawk valley;" private collector; Christie's "Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art and Decorative Arts," New York, June 21, 1995, lot 178; Leigh Keno
Artist: Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)Date: ca. 1891–93Medium: Prima vera, American ash (secondary wood); marquetry of various woods and brass; replacement upholsteryAccession: 64.202.1On view in:Gallery 743