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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF1371

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 248.921 cm (98 in.)

Date

1785–1800

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the Allen family, Providence, Rhode Island, until 1964; sold to Harry Arons, Ansonia, Connecticut, 1964; sold to Lansdell K. Christie (1903–1965), Syosset, New York, by 1965; consigned by his estate to Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, October 21, 1972, lot 88

Associated names

Allen Family
Lansdell K. Christie
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Harry Arons

Bibliography

"Harry Arons advertisement," Antiques 85, no. 5 (May 1964): 631, ill.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, The Lansdell K. Christie Collection of Notable American Furniture, sale cat. (October 21, 1972), 148–149, lot 88, ill.