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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2246

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Caleb Wheaton and Son, 1807 - 1827

Dimensions

Height: 226.061 cm (89 in.)

Date

1807–1820

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"C. Wheaton & Son Providence," painted on iron dial

Style

Hepplewhite, Federal

Provenance

Skinner, Boston, November 4–5, 2006, lot 596

Associated names

Skinner, Inc.

Bibliography

Skinner, Inc., Boston and Bolton, Mass., American Furniture and Decorative Arts, sale cat. (November 5, 2006), lot 596, ill.
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), 307n4.