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Tall case clock


Object number

RIF2274

Maker

Casemaker Unknown
Maker formerly attributed John Goddard, 1723/24–1785
Clockmaker Edward Spalding, American, 1732–1785

Dimensions

Height: 238.761 cm (94 in.)

Date

1760–1770

Current location

Unknown

Geography

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

Medium

Mahogany

Marks

"Edw Spalding / Providence," engraved on boss in dial arch

Style

Chippendale

Provenance

By descent in the Barnes family; Nathan Liverant and Sons, Colchester, Connecticut, 1964

Associated names

Barnes family
Nathan Liverant and Son

Bibliography

"Nathan Liverant and Son advertisement," Antiques 143, no. 5 (May 1993): 699, 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), 111n20.