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Dwarf tall clock


Object number

RIF1781

Maker

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

Dimensions

Height: 39 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (99.06 x 22.23 x 16.51 cm)

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)

Marks

"Walter Cornell / NEWPORT," painted on dial

Inscriptions

"C. R. C. / C. R. CROOKSHANK," stamped on back plate

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. James D. Julia, Inc., Fairfield, Maine, August 24-26, 2016, lot 2168

Associated names

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

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.
"James D. Julia, Inc., advertisement," Maine Antique Digest (August 2016): 21-E, ill.