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From: "Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle, advertisement," Antiques 125 (May 1984): 989
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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2108

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785
Clockmaker George Sommersall, worked 1765-1785

Dimensions

214.63 x 51.435 x 29.528 cm (84 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Date

1765–1785

Current location

Unknown

Geography

Made in Providence, Rhode Island, Made in London
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Mahogany (primary); white pine (secondary)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

Commissioned by Jabez Bowen (1739–1815), Providence, Rhode Island; by descent in his family, to about 1984; Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle, Gardiner, Maine, 1984. G. K. S. Bush, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1997

Associated names

Jabez Bowen
Bowen family
Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle
G. K. S. Bush, Inc.
Elisha Swan

Notes


See also


Bibliography

"Kenneth and Paulette Tuttle advertisement," Antiques 125, no. 5 (May 1984): 989, ill.
"G. K. S. Bush, Inc., advertisement," Antiques 151, no. 3 (September 1997): 214, ill.
Wendy A. Cooper and Tara L. Gleason, "A Different Rhode Island Block-and-Shell Story: Providence Provenances and Pitch-Pediments," American Furniture (1999): 173, 175, 188–189, 191, fig. 10, 31, 34.
"Kenneth E. Tuttle Antiques advertisement," Antiques 169, no. 1 (January 2006): 15.
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), 112n21, 316, 320nn4–5, 330n4, no. 61, fig. 2.