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Dwarf tall clock


Object number

RIF1781

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Walter Cornell, American, 1777 - after 1855

Dimensions

Height: 99.06 cm (39 in.); Depth: 20.955 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Date

1800–1810

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany and light wood inlay (primary); pine (back board, bottom board, glueblocks)

Style

Sheraton

Provenance

Winthrop S. Morrison, Troy, New York; sold to Norvin H. Green (1893–1955) and his wife, Tuxedo Park, New York, and Phoenix; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 29–30 and December 1–2, 1950, lot 642

Associated names

Winthrop S. Morrison
Norvin H. Green
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.

Bibliography

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The Notable American Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Norvin H. Green, sale cat. (November 29–December 2, 1950), 188, lot 642, ill.