Banjo clock

Curtis and Dunning American

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 729

Lemuel Curtis (b. 1790) developed his elaborate version of the popular banjo clock between 1811 and 1816. This example was produced with his partner, Joseph Nye Dunning (1793–1841).

Banjo clock, Curtis and Dunning (1816–ca. 1833), Mahogany, gilded gesso, verre églomisé tablets, American

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