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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF511

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 193.04 cm (76 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

William Potter (1753–1838), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to William Almy Potter (1806–1867), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent to William Franklin Potter (1838 - 1917), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent to Gertrude Potter Barrie (born 1870), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent to George Barrie (born 1898), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; by descent to George Barrie IV (1921–1985), Winchester, Virginia; by descent in the family; consigned to Bonhams and Butterfields, San Francisco, June 20, 2005, lot 6033

Associated names

William Potter
William Almy Potter
William Franklin Potter
Gertrude Potter Barrie
George Barrie
George Barrie IV
Bonhams and Butterfields

Bibliography

"Bonhams and Butterfields advertisement," Antiques 167, no. 5 (May 2005): 75.
"European and American Furniture and Decorative Arts on June 20: Bonhams and Butterfield Sale to Include Chippendale Tall Case Clock from Goddard-Townsend Workshops," Antiques and the Arts Weekly (June 17, 2005): 65, ill.
Bonhams and Butterfields, San Francisco, Fine European and American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (June 20, 2005), 22–25, lot 6033, ill.