Banjo Clock

Maker:
Possibly Aaron Willard Jr. (1783–1864)
Date:
1815–25
Geography:
Made in Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Mahogany, gilt gesso, eglomise tablets, white pine, tulip poplar
Dimensions:
H. 43 in. (109.2 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Bequest of William B. Whitney, 1937
Accession Number:
37.37.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: painted in bottom of middle section: PATENT; painted in lower section: LORD, SAVE ME
William B. Whitney, until died 1937