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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2266

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Clockmaker Unknown

Dimensions

231.141 x 54.61 x 25.4 cm (91 x 21 1/2 x 10 in.)

Date

1785–1805

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Cherry

Provenance

Chalfant and Chalfant, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1984 and 1988; Sotheby's, New York, June 23–24, 1993, lot 563

Associated names

Chalfant and Chalfant
Sotheby's

Construction

According to the Sotheby's sale catalogue, the feet are replaced. Source: Sotheby's, Fine Americana, (New York, June 23–24, 1993), lot 563.

Bibliography

"Chalfant and Chalfant advertisement," Antiques 125, no. 6 (June 1984): 1250, ill.
"Chalfant and Chalfant advertisement," Antiques 133, no. 2 (February 1988): 516, ill.
Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, sale cat. (June 23–24, 1993), lot 563, ill.