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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF1358

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

257.811 cm (101 1/2 in.) x 57.15 cm (22 1/2 in.) x 26.035 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Charles R. Morson (died 1929), New York; sold to Natalie Knowlton Blair (1884–1951), New York, and Tuxedo Park, New York, 1928; by descent in her family; consigned to Christie's, New York, January 21, 2006, lot 540. Christie's, September 30, 2009, lot 84

Associated names

Charles R. Morson
Natalie Knowlton Blair
Christie's

Notes

With its boxed sides on the bonnet and paneled door and base with shells, this clock is similar to RIF2294.

See also


Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Property from the Collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, sale cat. (January 21, 2006), 99, lot 540, ill.
Christie's, New York, Important American Furniture, Folk Art, and Prints, sale cat. (September 30, 2009), 43, lot 84, ill.