Banjo clock

Mahogany, gilded gesso, verre églomisé tablets | 102.9 x 25.4cm | 1813-16

Unknown Artist

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).

Credit: Bequest of Flora E. Whiting, 1971
Object: 1971.180.36

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