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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2225

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 208.28 cm (82 in.)

Date

movement ca. 1750 and case probably 1837

Current location

Private collection

Geography

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

Medium

Cherry

Marks

None

Inscriptions

"January 11th / 1837," in chalk, on interior back board and proper right interior side of hood

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

John Kenneth Byard (1885–1959), Norwalk, Connecticut, 1952; sold to a private collection

Associated names

John Kenneth Byard

Bibliography

"John Kenneth Byard advertisement," Antiques 61, no. 5 (May 1952): 379.
Albert Sack, The New Fine Points of Furniture: Early American (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993), 134, ill.