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From: Dean F. Failey, Long Island Is My Nation: The Decorative Arts and Craftsmen, 1640–1830 (Cold Spring, N.Y.: Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 1998), 66–67
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF1176

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker William Claggett, 1694 - 1749

Dimensions

255.271 cm (100 1/2 in.) x 51.753 cm (20 3/8 in.) x 27.94 cm (11 in.)

Date

1740–1749

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Will Claggett / Newport," engraved on dial

Style

William and Mary

Provenance

Thomas Dering (1720–1785), Boston, Massachusetts, and later Shelter Island, New York

Associated names

Thomas Dering

Bibliography

Dean F. Failey, Long Island Is My Nation: The Decorative Arts and Craftsmen, 1640–1830 (Cold Spring, N.Y.: Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 1998), 66–67, no. 74, ill.