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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF1555

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Caleb Wheaton, American, 1757–1827

Dimensions

250.191 x 45.72 x 22.86 cm (98 1/2 x 18 x 9 in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); pine (case back)

Marks

"Caleb Wheaton / Providence," engraved on pendulum bob

Style

Hepplewhite

Provenance

Peleg Arnold, Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, before 1964. Israel Sack, Inc., New York, 1964–1969

Associated names

Peleg Arnold
Descendants of Peleg Arnold
Israel Sack, Inc.

Bibliography

American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1989), vol. 2, p. 454, 1129, ill.
"Israel Sack, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 85, no. 1 (January 1964): ill. inside front cover.