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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF1521

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

203.2 x 51.435 x 27.94 cm (80 x 20 1/4 x 11 in.)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Probably made in Warwick, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Dr. C. Ray Franklin (died 1985), New York; consigned to Christie's, New York, October 13, 1984, lot 434. Robert O. Stuart, Limington, Maine, 1989

Associated names

Dr. C. Ray Franklin
Christie's
Robert O. Stuart

Bibliography

Christie's, New York, Highly Important American Furniture from the Collection of Dr. C. Ray Franklin, sale cat. (October 13, 1984), 81, lot 434, ill.
"Robert O. Stuart advertisement," Antiques 135, no. 6 (June 1989): 1347.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 112nn22, 23.